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Check your state laws. Some require the child to be 16 and have a license before operating a dirt bike. Personally, I wouldn't let my child drive on anything less than 4 wheels. I have seen 2 gruesome accidents involving underage people without experience driving a 3-wheeler and a dirt bike. I have watched my nephew on one and to be honest nothing is truly safe for that age group, but dirt bikes have a lot of tread on the tires and are made for ware and tare. As long as they watch where they are going than everything should be fine. Make sure they wear a helmet, of course you probubly know that, but in some states it is the law. And start with less power and gradually get bigger and better, they can adjust slowly without feeling they are invinceble. you might want to get the special pants and long sleeve shirt, they will protect in the event they were to fall. Look for them in the dirt bike magazines or even at a sporting store.

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