Mr Burnham said: "The inappropriate use of mini bikes
is a growing problem and incidents that disturb local residents, damage the environment, and put the safety of the public at risk are becoming more frequent
CPSC noted that the scooters and mini bikes
were previously recalled in 2003 due to motor control circuits that could potentially malfunction and cause the toys to continue to run after the power or throttle button was released.
Units: About 23,000 Description: This recall involves Baja Motorsports MB200 gas-powered mini bikes
manufactured from August 2010 through August 2012.
Trading Standards to take an active role in clamping down on mini bikes
and dangerous dogs.
Organisations like the BSMA can offer good-quality training for young riders on mini bikes
Fans range in age from six to 60 and above with competitive races taking place in juniors and seniors - and there are even events for mini bikes
Hazard: The gas cap can leak or detach from the fuel tank on the recalled mini bikes
and go-carts, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
It is illegal to use the mini bikes
, which can reach speeds of up to 40mph, in any public place, unless they are roadworthy and insured and the rider is wearing safety gear.
The team seized two vehicles to reinforce the message that riding mini bikes
will not be tolerated and without proper documentation they will be seized and crushed.
Community safety partnership Safe Newcastle launched the Be Safe, Be Legal Campaign, warning parents of the perils of letting their children ride the mini bikes
THE Motor Cycle Industry has issued a timely warning to parents buying mini bikes
Yorkshire company, Cyco Sport, have a huge range of the strangest wheel transport available to mankind, from mini bikes
, electric scooters, mini motorbikes and even a micro tandem scooter that looks barely big enough for one.