off-road vehicle

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off-road vehicle

[′ȯf¦rōd ′vē·ə·kəl]
(mechanical engineering)
A conveyance designed to travel on unpaved roads, trails, beaches, or rough terrain rather than on public roads.
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After adjusting new and off road vehicles, 5,373 light vehicles were added to the Bhutanese roads in 2017 that is an increase of 9.9 % from 2016, taking the total number of light vehicles to 59,653.
* Only off road vehicles classed as ATVs (all-terrain vehicles) are permitted on highways.
The aim was to prevent off road vehicles damaging protected countryside and in particular to prevent them travelling along the Llantysilio Hill range.
West Midlands Ambulance Service's Rob Ashford said: "We would like to particularly thank Land Rover UK for providing us with the extra off road vehicles that are proving extremely useful in the current adverse weather conditions.
While other popular off road vehicles need lots of after-market customizing, Range Rovers just come this way.