Are you ready to ride?
Every year in the United States, hundreds of people are killed or injured in accidents involving all-terrain vehicles or other off-road vehicles. ATVs are used for recreation and in many business situations and their popularity keeps growing. More training will reduce the number of accidents.
Before your employees (or family members) ride, make sure that they have some basic training and the proper equipment. Make sure that the ATV is the correct one for the size and age of the operator. The operator needs to have and understand the reasons for wearing the proper protective gear.
Before riding, you should:
- Take an ATV rider course
- Read the manufacturer's safety and operating information.
Before each ride, you should:
- Check all operating controls
- Check the tires, oil and fuel, lights, etc.
- Wear a helmet, eye protection, gloves, boots, jacket.
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