Posted in Tyler Massey Law | Ontario Off Road Vehicle Act | ATV Laws
on 15 June 2016
CTV News did an amazing job telling Tylers story, and helping us to share the word about ATV Safety and Children.
Thank you CTV News, Continue reading to see the video
if you cant view the video here click here to watch on the CTV News site
on 31 March 2016
As printed in today's Uxbridge Times Journal Construction begins this spring
Posted by Linda
on 24 February 2016
Here it is - Phase 1 of Tyler's naturalized playground. Phase 2 will be a slide that will be built into the hill that shows on the top left of the drawing. There will also be 2 big beautiful log benches, and a stone with Tyler's picture etched on it. Construction will begin in May details to follow.
Fundraising efforts continue for Phase 2. Please consider donating to Liam's 5 km run on May 1st, 2016, or by supporting our Community Garage Sal...
on 27 August 2015
Local family calls for changes after young boy dies in ATV accident
View story at CTV News Barrie
Heather Butts, Reporter/Videographer, CTV News Barrie
The family of a young boy who died in an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident this summer is calling for changes to the laws that govern ATV use.
Tyler Massey was an experienced rider, when he was on his dirt bike, fit for his size. Two months ago, the 9-year-old was away from his mother and step-father for the we...
on 24 August 2015
A 12-year-old Caledon girl was killed Sunday after the ATV she was riding rolled on top of her in cottage country.
OPP Provincial Const. Louise Maki says the girl was riding on a seasonal road known for ATV and snowmobile use in the area of Fisher Creek Road near Selina Drive south of the village of Sprucedale when the accident happened at 11:15 a.m.
Jessica Coupland, 12, of Caledon, was taken to hospital by Muskoka Emergency Medical Services (EMS) where she was pronounced deceased.
on 5 August 2015
On June 14, 2015, 9-year-old Tyler Massey died in an ATV accident. The full-sized ATV he was riding crashed into the bushes, and rolled over on top him. His mother, Linda Russell, started the Tyler Massey Memorial Fund to educate parents and children on the dangers of riding ATVs too big for children, and raise awareness of the "Tyler Massey Law."
If the petition receives enough signatures, Russell hopes Ontario will implement the Tyler Massey Law, regarding children and ATVs...
on 29 July 2015
Three weeks after the shocking crash of an all terrain vehicle filled with kids that sent a nine-year-old boy to hospital, where he remains on life support, police responded to another crash that was all too similar.
On Monday, paramedics treated anoth...
on 23 July 2015
On June 14, Linda Russell learned that her son Tyler Massey, 9, had been killed when the ATV he was riding rolled over.
"Most days I can't even believe this is happening," said Ms. Russell, fighting back tears. "People keep telling me to take the time to grieve but I just think, in the meantime, how many more kids will be hurt?"
Since the tragedy Ms. Russell has dedicated herself to push for new ATV legislation that would restrict children 14 an...
on 22 July 2015
ATV's are used all over Canada for recreation, transportation and occupations such as farming. As motorized vehicles, they are dangerous when used by children and young adolescents who lack the knowledge, physical size, strength, and cognitive and motor skills to operate them safely. The magnitude of injury risk to young riders is reflected in explicit vehicle manual warnings and the warning labels on current models, and evidenced by the significant number of paediatric hospitalizations a...
on 15 July 2015
Mother Fights to Change the Ontario Off-Road Vehicle Act
Just over a month after Linda Russell's son, Tyler Massey, died in an ATV accident, she is working towards changing Ontario ATV laws to prevent another avoidable tragedy like this from ever happening.
Tyler, an experienced dirt bike rider, was gravely injured when he crashed the adult-sized ATV he was riding with two other children at the Burnt River Off-Road Facility.
"Hopefully, his life will save others throu...