Sunday, November 14, 2010

Adirondack Stats: ATV Trails

Miles of ATV trails created so far by Lewis County, the leader of establishing ATV trails in New York State: 47.6 miles

Miles of ATV trails created so far by Jefferson County: 36 miles (plus 334 miles of roads)

Amount budgeted by Lewis County in each of the last two years (2008, 2009) to build and maintain ATV trails: $140,000

Amount budgeted by Lewis County to build and maintain ATV trails for 2011: $88,500

Estimated cost per mile, to maintain ATV trails each year including in-kind volunteer services: $17,000

Cost of the yearly permit to use the Lewis County ATV Trail System: $80

Cost for members of clubs belonging to the Tug Hill Adirondack ATV Association $40.00.

Cost to annually maintain an ATV registration in New York State: $12.50

Average number of registered ATV users in Franklin County each year: 3,900 to 4,000

Number of actual ATV users in Franklin County according to County Legislator Dan Crippen: 7,800 to 8,000

Number of people killed in the United States in 2004 in ATV accidents: 767

Number of children under the age of 16 injured in serious ATV accidents in 2007: 44,000

Number of children killed: 150

Sources: New York State DMV, Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Consumer Product Safety Commission.

 

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