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ATV

all-terrain vehicle: a vehicle with treads or wheels designed to travel on rough uneven ground

ATV

(1) See Apple TV.

(2) (Advanced TV) An early name for the digital TV standard proposed by the Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service (ACATS). See ACATS. See also ATV Forum.

(2) (Analog TV) The NTSC, PAL and SECAM analog TV standards. Contrast with DTV.
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The industry defines a four-wheel ATV as "any motorized off-highway vehicle 50 inches (1,270 mm) or less in overall width, with an unladen dry weight of 600 pounds (275 kg) or less, designed to travel on four low-pressure tires, having a seat designed to be straddled by the operator and handlebars for steering control, intended for use by a single operator and no passenger.
However, a commission report in 2002 indicates that ATV deaths are about 1.
ATVs should only be used in daylight hours, as their lights do not give enough illumination when the vehicle is bouncing.
They had been rebuilding ATV axles, but never modifying them.
There is movement toward licensing and registration of ATVs in some states.
Kempff agrees that the land management agencies need to be more proactive in dealing with ATVs: "If the ATV user is driving in a contentious fashion on a system that is open to that use, I can't fault the user if there is resource damage.
Third, the lower half of Table 1 shows that although four-wheeled ATVs have represented the major share of ATV unit sales since 1986, a substantial stock of three-wheeled ATVs still remains.
Investment Analysis and Development Trends of ATV Industry
Arkansas, which already allowed ATVs to cross highways for hunting and farming, enacted a law last year that permits emergency and utility personnel to operate an ATV on highways.
The operator of the ATV was able to jump off the machine onto the ice and get to shore without injury.
AQCC President and chair of the CASI safety committee, Danny Gagnon said that, "The CASI's purpose is to improve the safety of ATV riders through a nationwide ATV education program and to promote the safe and responsible use of ATVs.
However, ATV fatalities and injuries have increased over the last decade and are a matter of concern to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission), which oversees ATV safety, and to others.