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Sunshine Snippers go through ATV safety training

 

April 24, 2019

Recently the Sunshine Snipper 4H club went through ATV safety training. Montana Farmers Union Membership Director, Justin Loch gave the demonstration. Pictured above is Kasey Weaver on the simulator.

Montana Farmers' Union Membership Director, Justin Loch, was recently at Big Sandy and gave a presentation to the Sunshine Snippers 4-H Club about ATV Safety. Justin said, "Montana averages one ATV accident death per month. Last June there were three."

He brought with him an ATV simulator. The members took turns getting on it while he moved it up and down and to each side. While each child rode the simulator while he told them how they should react and ride the ATV. It was clearly evident that the size of the ATV made a huge difference on how safe each child was.

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