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Motorcycle and Atv Safety

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jul 7, 2024.

What do I need to know about motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety?

Motorcycle and ATV safety means protecting yourself from injury by learning how to ride safely. Be a good role model for your child by following all safety rules. Make it a rule that your child cannot continue to ride if he does not follow safety guidelines.

What increases my risk for injury on a motorcycle or ATV?

ATVs and motorcycles are more dangerous than cars because your body is exposed. They are also more dangerous because they can travel at high speeds. This increases your risk of injury and broken bones if you are in a crash. The following may increase your risk for injury:

What are some general safety guidelines?

What are general safety guidelines for riding a motorcycle?

What are general safety guidelines for riding an ATV?

An ATV is a vehicle designed to ride on rugged land or land that is not paved.

What types of gear will protect me on a motorcycle or ATV?

Motorcycle ATV Protective Wear

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