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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Magellan Off-Road Vehicle Navigation Designed specifically for the off-roading enthusiast, Magellan's Off-Road Vehicle navigation solutions deliver detailed 3D maps, over 44,000 vehicle trails and community generated trails, improved driver safety and a superior user experience, all at an exceptional value.
1, the state has taken in more than $97,000 in off-road vehicles fines with $13,500 of that coming from people driving off-road vehicles on private property without permission and $7,750 for illegally driving an off-road vehicle on public property.
Cramlington-based Comesys Europe, which last year generated pounds 350,000 of sales, has secured a pounds 120,000 contract to supply the pedals to electric off-road vehicle manufacturer Bad Boy Buggies.
The new system follows attacks by some politicians on 4x4 drivers which have included plans to make off-road vehicle owners pay more for London congestion charging and also for annual parking permits.
This means any off-road vehicle, regardless of how big it is, would come under the ATV rules.
It's aimed at those who use their off-road vehicles as they were intended.
According to IdaTech, the program is designed to identify and recommend fuel cell designs to overcome environmental conditions faced by such off-road vehicles as turf and grounds maintenance vehicles, and construction and farm equipment.
While many refuge managers encourage human recreation on the lands they oversee, the presence of lots of people (not to mention off-road vehicles, powerboats, horseback riding, hunting and fishing) can take its toll on wildlife populations.
It's a job made exceedingly difficult, as the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility video shows, by the disregard some off-road vehicle users display toward requirements that they stay on designated trails.
Canyonlands -- UTAH SHARED ACCESS ALLIANCE, an off-road vehicle group, is seeking to re-open Salt Creek Canyon Road in Canyon lands National Park.
There is a difference in degree, to be sure, between a mining operation leaching arsenic into the water, or a timber company clear-cutting forests, and an off-road vehicle (ORV) rider tearing a trail through the forest.
25, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jeep has been known for producing iconic off-road vehicles since the days of WWII, and the most successful off-road vehicle that it produces is the Wrangler.