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ATV hospitalizations for children soar

October 18, 2010

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All-terrain vehicles, with their large engines, heavy weight, and poor stability, can be dangerous for children. When injuries and deaths rose in the mid-1980s after the first four-wheel versions were introduced, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and the ATV industry entered into a 10-year consent decree designed to reduce the risks for children by introducing free training programs to ... (Full article: 549 words)

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