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Lois Lee addresses state representatives in appeal of stricter ATV laws

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Lee addresses state officials on the dangers of ATVs and young riders

Lois Lee, MD, MPH of Children’s Hospital Boston’s Emergency Department Injury Prevention Program, spoke at a meeting this afternoon along with State Representatives Peter Koutoujian, Thomas Calter and Viriato deMacedo to brief members of the Massachusetts House of Representatives on proposed legislation that would tighten laws pertaining to the operation of all-terrain vehicles by children. If passed the proposed ATV bill would raise the legal age of operation from 10 to 14, and require parental supervision for any ATV driver under the age of 16.

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