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Quad safety is back in the news in Australia, where the Government has ruled that rollover protection will be mandatory within 24 months.
Rider training is overlooked in recent moves by the Worksafe and the ACC to address quad crashes and injuries, says Motor Industry Association chief executive David Crawford.
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.