Since the first ATV was introduced a few decades ago, the ATV has been extremely popular. An ATV is very exciting to ride, and the sense of freedom and exhilaration a rider feels is a major draw for repeat riders. ATVs are a sport that the entire family can enjoy. But more people are hurt every year riding ATVs than nearly any other recreational activity. If you are interested in taking part in this exciting activity, there are a few things you should know before you get started. Don't Go it Alone The first thing you should do is hit the back trails alongside someone who knows what they're doing. This could be a friend, an ATV safety instructor, or perhaps a relative that has been riding for some time. the important thing is that you truly get to ride an ATV so you can see if you actually want to get one and to get yourself a feel for the machine.