ATV Injuries in North Carolina


All-terrain vehicles, or ATVs, are popular with adults, teens, and children in North Carolina. It is important to exercise caution when riding an ATV, as they can be dangerous. Over 650 people die each year in ATV accidents and close to 100,000 more suffer an injury of some kind. Before operating an ATV in North Carolina, you should familiarize yourself with state laws regarding their use:  ATVs are not allowed on public roads, except when crossing.  Children under the age of eight are not permitted to operate ATVs. Children between the ages of 8 and 12 may only operate ATVs with an engine capacity of 70cc or less, and children between the ages of 12 [...]