Monday, April 20, 2009

ATV Rollover Danger

Wanna take the ride of your life? The ride that’d make you feel invincible, indestructible, indispensable, unbreakable…If you’re one of the hot daredevils and risk takers, the ones the opposes the laws of motion and speed, outdoor activity is the best deal for you. And when it comes to outdoor activity, all-terrain ride would be the most exhilarating because of the bumps and loop rides that would make your gut outta your body. But this thrilling adventure was replaced by an outrageous fiasco about the Yamaha Rhino ATV. There were number of cases that were documented about the accidents and the unsafe ride to this monster vehicle, and above all deaths.

In 2006 alone, an estimated 555 people – including 100 children – were killed in accidents involving ATVs. Another 146,600 people – more than one quarter of them children -- were treated in United States emergency rooms for ATV-related injuries in 2006, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The blame was put unto the faulty design of the vehicle. There were substantiating proofs that the vehicle is dangerous even when it’s being driven at slow speeds.
Here are some of the identified faulty designs of the Yamaha Rhino ATVs:
• Dangerous Yamaha Rhino ATVs Causing Serious The Yamaha Rhino is narrow, and wider vehicles can be more stable
• The Yamaha Rhino is top-heavy and therefore has a high center of gravity
• The Yamaha Rhino has small tires, and small tires give the vehicle less of a platform for stability

But with these pieces of evidence, Yamaha blames the drivers for its unsafe ATV. Ironically, Yamaha offers free doors and handholds to their customers. This simply means that the Yamaha Rhino lacks some safety measures that the company’s now currently patching up with their so-called special offers, not a declaration of Rhino’s defective design.

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misty said...

Oiiiist ngayon ka lang nagpatalastas ulit ah.. musta na Kabs, missya!

darkhorse said...

tsk...totoo yan dre dami disgrasya dito dahil sa ATV...ano akala nila superman sila?

Amorgatory said...

gsto ko yang mga aksidente na yan haaha bleeeeee

miss_dibly said...

di pa ma digest ng utak ko 'tong ad.
tulog uli ako.

mordsith said...

i wanna try that!!!

Kosa said...