He added that there has been a tenfold increase in sales of the minibikes
since 2002 due to cheap foreign imports.
At the same time, Fisher-Price recalled about 34,000 battery-powered scooters and minibikes
because overinflated tires could break the plastic rim within the wheel; both types of vehicle were also recalled in 2003 for faulty motor control circuits.
He said: "Parents need to keep a very close eye on what their children are doing with their minibikes
In a report published this month on the consumer safety Web site, the organization, which tested the bikes, found that other drivers could not see minibike
riders, the brake systems were poor, handling was subpar and throttles were sluggish.
The campers will be involved in activities including horseback riding, swimming, a high-adventure ropes course, a minibike
program, art, drama and sports, Ms.
Tod said the commission had been notified of numerous safety problems related to the minibikes
in recent months.
Police have been seizing minibikes
and were shocked to find one had been bodged together using two different wheels and the handle bars from a child's bike.
It said 1,033 fatal traffic accidents were caused by senior drivers driving minibikes
, motorcycles and cars, of which the percentage of fatal accidents caused by those aged 70 or older rose 9.
POLICE were today urged to slap instant fines on teenagers who ride minibikes
on Birmingham pavements.
The ship's sails feature the names and logos of seven of Honda's youth-focused philanthropic partners including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County, College Bound, National Youth Project Using Minibikes
(NYPUM), Pediatric Therapy Network, Ride for Kids, Special Olympics Southern California, and Students Run L.
The Lancaster complex offers a nurturing environment at the Elizabeth Birk Oatis Children's Center, the RFK School, the National Youth Project Using Minibikes
national operations center and the Adolescent Treatment Unit.
The police-backed Bikesafe scheme has set out a brief summary of the law on minibikes