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The All-Terrain Motor Vehicles (Safety) Regulations 1989

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5.—(1) No person shall supply any regulated vehicle which has four wheels and which is designed or intended for use by a person who has attained the age of twelve and is under the age of sixteen (whether or not it is designed or intended for use also by older persons) if any of the requirements set out in the following paragraphs of this regulation is not satisfied in respect of the vehicle.

(2) The maximum speed at which the vehicle can travel when tested under the conditions set out in regulation 6 below shall be 30 miles per hour.

(3) The vehicle shall be fitted with a regulator which, when operated, ensures that the maximum speed at which the vehicle can travel when tested under the conditions set out in regulation 6 below is 15 miles per hour.

(4) The regulator required by paragraph (3) above shall be in operation.

(5) The vehicle shall have securely attached to it, in a prominent position where it can readily be seen by a driver seated in the driving position on the vehicle, a durable label bearing the following warning

  • THIS ATV IS NOT SUITABLE FOR A CHILD UNDER 12 YEARS

in red letters and numerals of at least 10 point in upper case in a bold type face and in legible and durable form on a background of a sufficiently different colour from red to enable the words readily to be seen. If the label bearing the warning bears other information the warning shall appear before such other information.

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