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Off-Road vehicles asked to stay off roads this holiday weekend

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If you have an off-road vehicle, make sure that you keep in off roads over the holiday weekend.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging to keep people safe by making sure all-terrain vehicles, recreational off-highway vehicles, side-by-sides, dirt bikes, and others keep off roads. 

According to the CPSC, there were at least 900 deaths during a four year periods related to off-road vehicles being ridden on paved roads or parking lots.

These vehicles are at a much higher risk of being in a a collision with cars and other vehicles when driving on paved roads. 
 

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