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Hemophilia Treatment Center 3200 Maccorkle Avenue
Charleston, West Virginia 25304
Charleston Area Medical Center ("CAMC") is a nonprofit, 838-bed, regional referral and academic medical center with more than 6,000 employees. CAMC is made up of three hospitals: CAMC General Hospital, CAMC Memorial Hospital and CAMC Women and Children's ... more
Trauma Program Manager
The Marietta Times
‘‘It's a fantastic idea," said Evans, who had been concerned about earlier versions of the legislation which would have only banned ATV riders under 18 from traveling on paved roads. ‘‘It's not just the under-18 age group we're seeing here,"
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The Charleston Gazette - News
"We identified [ATV safety] as what we felt like was a great need as a statewide issue," Evans said.
So far this year, there have been 28 ATV related deaths statewide.
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West Virginia led the nation with 40 fatalities in 2005 and is well ahead of that pace with 24 deaths so far this year. Evans has lectured to students about the dangers of ATVs while visiting area elementary schools, but believes a hands-on course will be more beneficial.The American College of Surgeons suggests local hospitals generate prevention and outreach programs that will have an impact in their area. "Since we continue to see the death rate climb, I decided this really would be for our community," Evans said."I thought if I can't teach them (at school), maybe we can if we do an outdoor course." Finding instructors within the medical field wasn't hard.Last year, Evans spoke to Doug Douglas, Healthnet's program manager, who told her, "I know four guys who love to ride."
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