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, 2015

State

Reported Deaths 1982–2012

Cumulative Percent of U.S. Reported Deaths 1982–2012

Reported Deaths (Ongoing Reporting) 2013-2015*

Total Reported Deaths* (Including Ongoing Reporting)

TEXAS

698

6%

82

780

CALIFORNIA

654

11%

49

703

WEST VIRGINIA

641

16%

84

725

PENNSYLVANIA

635

21%

62

697

KENTUCKY

580

25%

72

652

FLORIDA

512

29%

64

576

TENNESSEE

492

33%

64

556

NEW YORK

433

37%

51

484

NORTH CAROLINA

428

40%

32

460

MICHIGAN

405

43%

35

440

GEORGIA

400

46%

17

417

OHIO

389

49%

53

442

ARKANSAS

369

52%

18

387

MISSOURI

358

55%

61

419

MISSISSIPPI

357

58%

41

398

WISCONSIN

316

61%

56

372

MINNESOTA

300

63%

26

326

ALABAMA

297

65%

39

336

LOUISIANNA

287

68%

34

321

ILLINOIS

271

70%

18

289

ARIZONA

257

72%

14

271

VIRGINIA

239

74%

29

268

INDIANA

235

75%

28

263

UTAH

215

77%

17

232

OKLAHOMA

213

79%

41

254

OREGON

211

80%

20

231

IDAHO

197

82%

37

234

COLORADO

179

83%

30

209

ALASKA

164

85%

29

193

WASHINGTON

161

86%

27

188

SOUTH CAROLINA

158

87%

23

181

IOWA

157

89%

23

180

KANSAS

149

90%

16

165

MAINE

143

91%

15

158

NEBRASKA

123

92%

14

137

NEW MEXICO

114

93%

26

140

MONTANA

108

94%

28

136

NEVADA

106

94%

10

116

MARYLAND

96

95%

14

110

NEW JERSEY

91

96%

10

101

NORTH DAKOTA

84

97%

5

89

SOUTH DAKOTA

80

97%

13

93

MASSACHUSETTS

75

98%

10

85

NEW HAMPSHIRE

65

98%

8

73

VERMONT

65

99%

13

78

WYOMING

62

99%

2

64

CONNECTICUT

46

100%

2

48

HAWAII

19

100%

2

21

DELAWARE

9

100%

1

10

RHODE ISLAND

9

100%

1

10

WASHINGTON, D.C.

5

100%

1

6

PUERTO RICO

4

100%

1

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 1982–2012.
*Italicized data (columns 4 and 5) denote the years for which reporting is ongoing (2013-2015).

"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."