Quad bike roll-over protection to be compulsory on new models

Mike Foley
By Mike Foley
Updated October 10 2019 - 4:51am, first published October 9 2019 - 11:20pm
Roll bars, also known as operator protection devices or crush protection, are designed to prevent death by crushing or asphyxiation.

The federal government has responded to calls from the consumer watchdog, farmers and community groups, announcing today that roll-over protection will be mandatory on all new quad bikes within 24 months.

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Mike Foley

Mike Foley

National rural reporter

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