Reported ATV-Related Fatalities (by State)

ATVs with 3, 4, or Unknown Number of Wheels 

Reported for the Period January 1, 1982 through December 31, 2017

 

 

 

State

 

Reported Deaths 1982–2014

Cumulative Percent of U.S. Reported Deaths

1982–2014

Reported Deaths (Ongoing Reporting)

2015-2017*

Total Reported Deaths* (Including Ongoing

Reporting)

TEXAS

773

6%

58

831

PENNSYLVANIA

702

11%

59

761

WEST VIRGINIA

698

16%

97

795

CALIFORNIA

694

21%

62

756

KENTUCKY

629

25%

63

692

FLORIDA

561

29%

55

616

TENNESSEE

551

33%

47

598

NEW YORK

476

37%

34

510

NORTH CAROLINA

458

40%

46

504

MICHIGAN

436

43%

34

470

OHIO

425

46%

47

472

GEORGIA

413

49%

17

430

MISSOURI

404

52%

35

439

MISSISSIPPI

393

55%

35

428

ARKANSAS

384

58%

21

405

WISCONSIN

358

60%

48

406

ALABAMA

324

63%

38

362

LOUISIANA

319

65%

39

358

MINNESOTA

319

67%

35

354

ILLINOIS

283

69%

36

319

ARIZONA

268

71%

21

289

VIRGINIA

259

73%

38

297

INDIANA

253

75%

32

285

OKLAHOMA

249

77%

34

283

IDAHO

229

78%

31

260

OREGON

227

80%

16

243

UTAH

223

82%

15

238

COLORADO

206

83%

22

228

ALASKA

186

85%

24

210

WASHINGTON

186

86%

22

208

IOWA

178

87%

19

197

SOUTH CAROLINA

177

88%

33

210

KANSAS

162

90%

13

175

MAINE

154

91%

13

167

NEBRASKA

134

92%

11

145

NEW MEXICO

133

93%

15

148

MONTANA

132

94%

28

160

NEVADA

114

94%

21

135

MARYLAND

103

95%

23

126

NEW JERSEY

97

96%

10

107

SOUTH DAKOTA

89

97%

18

107

NORTH DAKOTA

88

97%

10

98

MASSACHUSETTS

82

98%

9

91

VERMONT

74

98%

10

84

NEW HAMPSHIRE

71

99%

4

75

WYOMING

65

99%

6

71

CONNECTICUT

48

100%

5

53

HAWAII

21

100%

1

22

DELAWARE

10

100%

1

11

RHODE ISLAND

10

100%

0

10

WASHINGTON, D.C.

6

100%

0

6

PUERTO RICO

5

100%

0

5

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: Directorate for Epidemiology/Division of Hazard Analysis.
Note: State rankings are based on ATV-related fatality counts for the period 1982–2014.

*Italicized data (columns 4 and 5) denote the years for which reporting is ongoing (2015-2017).
"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."