We are very pleased to introduce the new ATV Safety online mini site sponsored by the Specialty Vehicle Association of America (SVIA) and the ATV Safety Institute (ASI). The site promotes safe and responsible use of ATVs, thereby reducing accidents and injuries that may result from improper ATV operation by the rider. We encourage you to visit the site at www.4-h.org/atvsafety and use the information in your clubs to promote ATV safety!
Here are some great new interactive tools and resources available:
- e-Learning Courses – there are three free interactive e-Learning Courses for Adults, Teens (12-15 years old) and Youth (6-11 years old);
- Safety Tips – coaching tips and advice for parents and guardians to assist youths’ ongoing learning process and can learn the “Golden Rules” of ATV safety by downloading useful resources;
- ATV Safety Videos – view video shorts talk about the importance of ATV safety – one video features the Massey brothers Kyle, from the Nickelodeon television series Zoey 101 and Chris, star of Disney’s Cory in the House and That’s So Raven.
- ATV Riding Game, Tread-sylvania – members can test their ATV safety knowledge by playing the new ATV riding game, Tread-sylvania, developed by New Mexico State University;
- GeoMapping – map out your favorite courses;
- Calendar and Discussion Forum – submit events for the interactive calendar and have ATV discussions on the forum