ATV Safety Tips that may Save Your Life

These days ATVs have become very popular especially among young teens and young adults. Unfortunately, if you do not know how to properly operate one or drive one, injuries can and will happen. Many people get injured in ATV accidents every day. It is important to have the proper training and know how to drive an ATV before using it to help you and your loved ones avoid serious injuries or accidents. Here are some safety tips for riding and driving ATVs from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Wear a helmet and protective gear and clothing Do not ride tandem (or two on one ATV) Do not ride on the payment Do not let children … [Read more...]

ATV Recall Alert: 2008 Honda TRX500

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that American Honda Motor Co. has recalled it’s 2008 Honda TRX500 due to steering control problems. The electric power steering shaft, (also known as Honda FourTrax Foreman 4x4), may break unexpectedly and cause the driver to lose control of the ATV. The recalled ATV’s were sold at Honda dealerships between October 2007 and March 2008. The CPSC has asked that consumers stop using the product immediately. Registered owners are advised to contact Honda for a free repair of the power steering shaft. Consumers can contact Honda toll-free at (866) 784-1870 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday … [Read more...]