He was distorting the numbers in order to benefit industry and defeat the petition. It was almost like he still worked for them, not us. " CPSC reports of ATV deaths and injuries show an increase in the raw numbers of deaths and injuries that is statistically significant. The rate of deaths and injuries, which takes into account that the number of ATVs in use has risen over the last ten years, has been shown to have experienced no statistically significant change. In 1988, the All terrain Vehicle Safety Institute ASI was formed to provide training and education for ATV riders. The cost of attending the training is minimal and is free for purchasers of new machines that fall within the correct age and size guidelines.