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# Quad Bikes

Last year
New laws requiring quad bike users to wear helmets and do safety training come into effect
All time
Parents urged not to gift quad bikes or scramblers to children this Christmas
Government approves legislation to allow for e-scooters in public spaces
Gardaí warn parents not to gift children quad bikes and scramblers for Christmas
'Children should not be driving these on public roads': Gardaí issue Christmas warning over scramblers
Varadkar says 'better enforcement' is needed to tackle scrambler bikes, but no new law
39 people were killed or injured in incidents involving quad bikes or scramblers in 4 year period
Gardaí advised 'not to pursue' quad bikes due to safety concerns
Government to oppose quad bike and scrambler regulation Bill
62 people were injured by scramblers and quad bikes last year
Misuse of scramblers and quad bikes 'allowed to reach epidemic proportions'
Parents urged not to buy children scrambler bikes for Christmas after fatalities in recent years
Limerick teen arrested for driving scrambler on footpath on St Stephen's day
'They could kill someone': Parents warned against mini-motorbikes this Christmas
"Too many tragedies": Parents warned of dangers of quadbikes in run-up to Christmas
Under 16 caught racing scrambler bike with no licence or insurance
Honeymooning couple killed in island quad bike accident