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QUAD BIKES CHANGES COULD MAKE VEHICLES LESS EFFICIENT AND MORE DANGEROUS

29th May 2018

Farmers fear proposed changes to quad bikes could make them less efficient and more dangerous. Three dairy farmers from northern Victoria and southern NSW have spoken out against proposals by the ACCC for mandatory Crush Protection Devices (CPDs). Instead, the farmers have backed calls by the... View

FCAI CALLS FOR SAFETY MEASURES THAT WILL REALLY WORK

16th May 2018

Safety is the number one priority of the ATV industry but proposals to fit crush protection devices to the vehicles could cause as many injuries as they prevent. Any accident involving an all-terrain vehicle, or quad bikes as they are commonly known, is concerning and the industry always works to... View

TWO RESIGNATIONS EXPOSE FLAWS IN PROCESS BY ATV SAFETY REVIEW BODY

15th May 2018

One of the world’s foremost ATV engineers has resigned from a national safety review body, stating that the body’s assessment of a star rating system was flawed, as no critical evaluation was permitted during the group meetings, and that the outcomes were pre-determined.  The... View

Quad bike makers quit safety advisory panel, accusing ACCC of bias

7th May 2018

Hopes of reaching a consensus on a new quad bike safety regime have been dashed following the resignation of the manufacturer's representatives from a Federal Government advisory committee. "The deck was stacked, and not in our favour," said Scott Kebschull, a US vehicle expert nominated by quad... View