All-terrain vehicle certification, registration & accident statistics 1982-present

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Year Students Certified
(11-15yo)
Total Students Certified
(11-15yo)
Registered ATV's
Public Use/
Recreational*
Registered ATV’s Private/
Agricultural**
Total Registered ATV's Fatalities Injuries Property Damage
Only
Total Accidents Fatal Accidents
/100,000
Total Accidents
/100,000
1982           0 5   5    
1983           0 8   8    
1984     12235   12235 0 6   6 0.000 49.040
1985 300 300 19159   19159 0 1   1 0.000 5.219
1986 536 836 23738   23738 0 15   15 0.000 63.190
1987 828 1664 14904   14904 3 39   42 20.129 281.804
1988 516 2180 14323   14323 4 133   137 27.927 956.504
1989 217 2397 21282   21282 7 145   152 32.892 714.219
1990 274 2671 30854 1647 32501 6 149   155 18.461 476.908
1991 308 2979 43972 2461 46433 8 141   149 17.229 320.892
1992 329 3308 46068 3263 49331 5 153   158 10.136 320.285
1993 390 3698 55169 4240 59409 2 151   153 3.366 257.537
1994 508 4206 56706 5137 61843 5 175   180 8.085 291.060
1995 536 4742 71812 6447 78259 8 155 4 167 10.222 213.394
1996 519 5261 78992 7817 86809 4 173 6 183 4.608 210.808
1997 464 5725 86184 9627 95811 11 171 8 190 11.481 198.307
1998 556 6281 93612 11845 105457 13 154 8 175 12.327 165.944
1999 695 6976 110395 14799 125194 11 163 5 179 8.786 142.978
Year Students Certified
(11-15yo)
Total Students Certified
Registered ATV's
Public Use/
Recreational*
Registered ATV’s Private/
Agricultural**
Total Registered ATV's Fatalities Injuries Property Damage
Only
Total Accidents Fatal Accidents
/100,000
Total Accidents
/100,000
2000 774 7750 132994 18639 151633 12 215 13 241 7.914 158.936
2001 909 8659 148172 23800 171972 8 271 8 244 4.652 141.884
2002 798 9457 181755 29413 211168 10 340 14 364 4.736 172.375
2003 2025 11,482 205771 36214 241985 13 214 42 269 5.372 111.164
2004 1768 13,250 223714 42569 266283 24 343 7 322 9.013 120.923
2005 1,790 15,040 236,683 48,711 285,394 18 359 16 319 7.56 134.10
2006 2,554 17,594 248,754 55,204 303,958 22 353 17 350 8.78 139.82
2007 2,921 20,515 263,640 62,474 326,114 15 287 10 303 5.65 114.32
2008 2,568 23,083 268,316 69,907 338,223 17 284 12 263 6.33 98.01
2009 2,753 25,836 267,727 75,686 343,413 14 257 15 246 4.07 71.63
2010 2,646 28,482 260,696 81,171 341,867 22 254 8 245 6.43 71.66

* Reflects data as of December 31st. Class 1 and 2 ATVs require the same three-year registration. This figure includes the following four expiration classes: the present year, and each of the three succeeding years.

** This column reflects tax-exempt (non-expiring) and private/agricultural (a one-time fee) registrations. The one-time registration of private/agricultural and tax-exempt machines means these are never purged from the system from year to year.