Death Associated With ATVs by State

August 12, 2013

Deaths Associated With ATVs by State

ATVs with Three, Four, or Unknown Number of Wheels
Reported for the Period January 1, 1982 Through December 31, 2011

 

 

State
Reported Deaths
1982-2007
Cumulative Percent of
U.S. Reported Deaths
1982-2007
Reported Deaths
2008-2011*
Reported Deaths
(1982-2007) Children under 16
Total Reported
Deaths*
California
504
5%
124
108
628
Texas
478
11%
134
144
612
Pennsylvania
459
15%
112
111
571
West Virginia
444
20%
144
66
588
Kentucky
419
25%
120
89
539
Florida
407
29%
78
109
485
Tennessee
358
33%
94
106
452
New York
338
36%
61
64
399
North Carolina
331
40%
74
105
405
Michigan
315
43%
72
88
387
Georgia
287
46%
40
99
327
Mississippi
280
49%
54
110
334
Ohio
279
52%
82
80
361
Missouri
265
55%
78
70
343
Arkansas
263
58%
49
69
312
Wisconsin
241
61%
48
75
289
Minnesota
238
63%
47
74
285
Louisiana
214
65%
48
81
262
Arizona
210
68%
42
45
252
Alabama
208
70%
71
80
279
Illinois
202
72%
57
60
259
Virginia
175
74%
51
39
226
Indiana
171
76%
49
48
220
Utah
159
78%
48
65
207
Oregon
157
79%
40
32
197
Oklahoma
142
81%
50
53
192
Alaska
140
82%
19
33
159
Colorado
125
84%
32
26
157
Idaho
122
85%
52
32
174
Maine
115
86%
21
18
136
Washington
115
87%
35
26
150
Iowa
114
89%
35
26
149
Kansas
108
90%
36
34
144
South Carolina
107
91%
39
39
146
New Mexico
88
92%
6
31
94
Nebraska
86
93%
30
28
116
Nevada
77
94%
25
18
102
Massachusetts
67
94%
4
18
71
Maryland
67
95%
19
18
86
Montana
67
96%
27
15
94
New Jersey
67
96%
14
13
81
South Dakota
56
97%
16
12
72
Vermont
56
98%
8
11
64
North Dakota
55
98%
19
19
74
New Hampshire
55
99%
9
12
64
Wyoming
41
99%
16
7
57
Connecticut
38
100%
6
7
44
Hawaii
14
100%
4
3
18
Rhode Island
8
100%
0
1
8
Delaware
7
100%
3
2
10
Washington, D.C.
5
100%
0
5
5
Puerto Rico
2
100%
0
N/A
2

Source: U.S. Consumer Producl Safety Commission, Directorate for Epidemiology, Division of Hazard Analysis.
Note: State rankings are based on ATV-related fatality counts for the period 1982 - 2007.
*Italicized data (columns 4 and 5) denote the years for which reporting is ongoing (2008 - 2011).

 


"The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is providing the abovementioned information on state laws for your convenience. CPSC is expressing no opinion on any of these various requirements. To ensure full compliance with the laws in your state, CPSC recommends that ATV owners and riders check with their state government or legislative officials for a detailed list of off-road vehicle laws and regulations."