ATV Safety Program Archives
ATV crashes are fourth leading cause of trauma admission at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
May. 19, 2022— by Jessica Pasley Brayden Mahar, 12, has been riding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) since he was 5 years old. It is not an unusual sight for him to ride around his Manchester, Tennessee, neighborhood that dead ends into cul-de-sacs. One thing is certain — he always wears a helmet. Heath Mahar, Brayden’s father, knows...
Increase in ATV injuries prompts additional funding to support safety program at Children’s Hospital
Jan. 3, 2022—According to hospital records, there were 100 ATV-related trauma admissions between July 2020 and August 2021. That is up from 2017 when injuries accounted for 69 admissions and were the fifth leading cause of trauma admissions at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Jun. 7, 2021—Wearing a helmet while riding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), a bike or a skateboard should be a no-brainer.
Oct. 4, 2018—The Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Program at Children’s Hospital is launching a new ATV safety initiative to arm high school students with information about ATV usage.