RR223 - Mathematical modelling of the stability of passenger carrying tandem seat all terrain vehicle (ATV)
For the first time, passenger carrying tandem all terrain
vehicles (ATVs) are being introduced to the UK market. The Health
and Safety Executive's policy to date has been that passengers
must not be carried on sit-astride ATVs. This policy was formulated
when only single seat sit-astride ATVs were available and needs
reviewing now the new vehicles are being marketed. This research
examines the stability of tandem ATVs in a number of roll-over
scenarios, both with and without a passenger.
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