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ATV Safe Riding Tips

Friday, May 22, 2009
As the summer riding season begins the ATV Safety Institute offers some safe riding tips, especially important for parents of young riders.

CPSIA Lead Ban Jeopardizes Safety Training

Wednesday, May 13, 2009
The CPSIA lead ban made it impossible for event organizers from the ATV Safety Institute to procure appropriately-sized youth model ATVs to use in a National 4-H ATV Training Program outside Washington D.C.

BLM Proposes New ATV Trail In New Mexico

Wednesday, March 11, 2009
The Bureau of Land Management, Farmington Field Office, has proposed creating 38 miles of trail for ATVs in the Glade Run Recreation Area.

Help Stop February 10th Ban On OHVs

Monday, February 2, 2009
On February 10, 2009, a new law regulating lead content in certain products will go into effect. This could adversely affect companies that manufacture or distribute youth model all-terrain vehicles and off-highway motorcycles.

Polaris Sportsman European ATV of the Year

Tuesday, January 20, 2009
The Sportsman 850 XP has won “European ATV of the Year” from France’s Quad Passion Magazine. The Sportsman 850 XP took first in all but one of the categories.

Honda to Hold ATV Production in SC

Wednesday, January 14, 2009
AP reports state Honda will close production for three months in its Timmonsville, SC, plant.

Winner of World's Greatest ATV Sweepstakes

Wednesday, December 24, 2008
To kick off its fall membership drive, the ATVA conducted "The World's Greatest ATV Sweepstakes" to award one lucky winner $10,000 to spend on ATVs, gear and accessories.

Polaris Webcasts Train Dealers

Monday, December 8, 2008
Polaris Industries Inc. has launched the first of many webcast training sessions for their dealerships focused on their newest ATV products, the Sportsman 850 and 550 XP.

Polaris Adds to Grassroots ATV Race Team

Thursday, November 20, 2008
Last week, Polaris announced it was looking for Outlaw riders for its 2009 Grassroots ATV race team. They have added their brand-new Sportsman XP to the program.

KTM to Launch ATV Race Rider Support Program

Monday, November 17, 2008
KTM is proud to announce its first-ever ATV contingency and rider support programs geared toward the "Ready to Race" ATV customer.

Help Wanted - Polaris ATV Racers

Friday, November 14, 2008
Polaris is looking for Amateur and Pro Am riders to get on its ATV is a number of off-road racing series, including GNCC, WORCS and the Baja races.

AMA Sports and ATVA Award Nominees

Thursday, November 6, 2008
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is proud to announce the 2008 nominees for AMA Sports and All-Terrain Vehicle Association (ATVA) end-of-year awards.