A lawn tractor can be a handy tool to keep your yard looking great. As with any tool, you must respect its power and use caution during operation.
For lawn tractors, these precautions are especially critical if children are in the area. Tragic accidents can happen in an instant. You can severely injure or kill by running over a child with the riding mower—in forward or reverse—with the blades engaged, or when objects are hit and thrown by the spinning blades.
Remember these important guidelines for operating a mower: