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All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Fair

Posted Date: November 4, 2009

November 4, 2009

GULFPORT, Miss. — The Gulf Coast Chapter of ThinkFirst, sponsored by Memorial Neurosciences and Rehabilitation along with Coast Cycle World, will hold an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety Fair for children and teens Saturday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m.- noon at Coast Cycle World, 607 Pass Road, Gulfport. ATV safety experts will hold mini-educational sessions regarding the prevention of brain and spinal cord injuries. After attending a safety session, the first 100 attendees will receive:

  • An ATV safety helmet
  • Brain Injury Prevention Tip Card
  • Educational Materials on Helmet and ATV Safety
  • Free food and drinks
ThinkFirst is a National Injury Prevention Foundation, which focuses on educating children on brain and spinal cord injury prevention. The message is “Use your mind to protect your body.” Brain and spinal cord injuries are the leading cause of death for ages 1-44 and the highest risk group is individuals aged 15-24. For more information, call (228) 867-5252.