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."