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Burhans, Frantz present to CPSC at ATV Safety Summit 2012

In October 2012, the U.S. Consumer Product Commission (CPSC) held a public ATV Safety Summit, “Working together to keep families safe on ATVs.”

Paul Frantz presented on studies done by ASE in order to determine what could be done to keep youth off adult ATVs based on a variety of factors, focusing on age-appropriate sizes and speeds of ATVs. More detailed slides from his presentation can be found here.
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Charles Burhans spoke regarding testing done at ASE to determine effectiveness of ANSI/SVIA ATV warnings with regard to age and supervision requirements. Testing included focus groups on proposed language as well as structured interviews with questions on comprehension and perception of these warnings, as well as behavior related to purchase, operation, and supervision. His slides can be found here.
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The CPSC website has more information on the Summit, as well as ATV safety,  and all the slides from presentations at the summit can be found here.



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