ATVs—The Hidden Danger

  title={ATVs—The Hidden Danger},
  author={W F Kitzes},
  journal={Law, Medicine and Health Care},
  pages={86 - 93}
  • W. F. Kitzes
  • Published 1 March 1989
  • Medicine
  • Law, Medicine and Health Care
All-Terrain Vehicle Safety―Potential Effectiveness of the Quadbar as a Crush Prevention Device
The QuadbarTM (QB) and more specifically the QB were found to potentially prevent serious injuries and death to ATV riders that result from overturns.
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Both driver and vehicle characteristics are found to be associated with accidents, and conditional probabilities of injury are calculated, and policy implications are discussed and suggestions for the further application are provided.
Injury prevention: Environmental approaches
The most successful injury control programs result from identification of clusters of injuries in relation to environmental factors, identification of technically feasible environmental modifications, and application of that knowledge.
The Role of Law in Reducing Injury
  • T. Christoffel
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    Law, medicine & health care : a publication of the American Society of Law & Medicine
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Prevention is becoming a major tool in reducing the injury toll and the law can play a pivotal part, but to make proper use of this preventive approach, there must be considerably more planning, coordination and determination in its application.