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Just a reminder to make sure you wear those helmets.

My 8 year old son was looking backwards yesterday and ran his wheeler smack dab into a parked van. He never looked forward until he had already hit it. I saw the whole thing and was screaming at him but he could not hear me.

Thankfully he is OK. He has a few bumps and bruises but over-all is fine. I can tell you though that the helmet he was wearing saved him from some severe injuries. I am sure that he would have had head injuries as well as knocked out teeth if not for the helmet.

I figure if this post makes even one person think twice about wearing a helmet when riding then it was well worth the time. Especially kids!

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Very good point! My kids wear their helmets all the time while riding, me on the other hand, maybe half the time.

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I can't expect to teach my son to wear his helmet if I don't wear one myself.

I wear one, so he;ll wear one. He even comments when he sees someone NOT wearing one! He's not impressed! smile

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Just remember kids are kids. Adults do not have to wear a helmet. Nothing irritates me more than a little kid 'telling' an adult anything.

Dave, tell the little guy not to worry about it. That has happened to many people. smile

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Just remember kids are kids. Adults do not have to wear a helmet. Nothing irritates me more than a little kid 'telling' an adult anything.

Dave, tell the little guy not to worry about it. That has happened to many people. smile

As evidenced by the increase in the average age of those involved in serious ATV accidents (50), maybe the kids should be telling more adults what to do while riding ATVs.

And yes it has happened to many people. Roofer and I know of one personally grin We know you watch the boards Dave. whistle Glad you're still riding.

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I'll be sure to remind you to push the 4 wheel drive button then next time. smile

Maybe I'll also have my nephew along to tell fishy that his jacket doesn't match his Sportsman.

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I don't need to get stuck in the snowbank againblush

Or your nephew telling me that my "blue helmet" and denim jacket didn't match my sportsman going through the sink hole. grin

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Nice reminder. I try to wear mine at most times. If you are out with your kids it's a good idea to learn by example. Same goes with life jackets in the boat.

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