Gene`s BMX News Research Findings --|
In Washington state: - Revised Code of Washington State RCW 4.24.210 Liability
of owners or others in possession of land and water areas for injuries to recreation
users:: During the 1997 session, the legislature adopted SSB 5254 which amended
the recreational user statute, RCW 4.24.210, to expand covered activities by adding
"skateboarding or other nonmotorized wheel-based activities, bicycling, hanggliding,
This means that the cities will not be held responsible for injuries sustained
by skateboarders or inline skaters bmxers ( bmx is bicycles ) at skateboard
parks or bmx parks operated by the city as long as:
(1) a fee is not charged for use of the skateboard park or a bmx park; and
(2) conspicuous signs are posted to warn of any known dangerous, artificial,
latent conditions. -- This legislation was effective on July 27th, 1997.
ACC - www.leg.wa.gov | apps.leg.wa.gov/rcw | apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=4.24.210
Search Source:::: * RCWs = Title 4 = Chapter 4.24 = Section 4.24.210
RCW 4.24.210 Liability of owners or others in possession of land and water areas for injuries
to recreation users - Known dangerous artificial latent conditions - Other limitations.
OTHER: BMX Notes:
Some Other Notes -and- Bits: - Revised Code Of Washington State RCW 4.24.210..........
Don`t For Get There Are A Few Private Property Owned Skateboard Parks And BMX Tracks
With In Washington State. Them Places Do Have To Have There Own Liability Insurance.
~Re: ABA-USA BMX Sanctioned Tracks; - When A BMX Track Is `Not' Hosting An ABA-USA
BMX Sanctioned Event, The Revised Code Of Washington State RCW 4.24.210 Does Take In To
Effect For BMX Tracks In And On Open Public Parks In Washington State Leaving A BMX Track
Open To The Public As A Recreational Track. This Way The ABA-USA BMX Sanction Liability
Insurance Covers A BMX Track ONLY At Times Of ABA-USA BMX Sanctioned Events.