Kiwi farmers are not the only ones nervous about their future as a result of politicians throwing them under the…
Australian farmers are urging the Federal Government to enforce the fitting of operator protection devices (OPDs) to all new quads within two years.
The farm quad industry and its regulators are at odds over the fitting of rollover devices on these machines.
New Zealand buyers of quads and side x sides now have a wider choice with the arrival of the Chinese brand Hisun.
A cross between a quad and a UTV by Polaris could offer a safer alternative to traditional machines.
It makes grim reading to see that agricultural deaths have numbered 124 over the last seven years – about four times higher than in construction or forestry.