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What is an ATV?
ATV is an abbreviation for all-terrain vehicle, a vehicle with specialized treads and/or wheels that allows it to travel on off-road terrain.
ATVs are designed to travel over rocks, snow, and other difficult terrain. In the U.S., the term typically refers to a vehicle that has four (or at least three) wheels, a straddle seat, and handlebars for steering. ATVs are typically designed for one person, though some can accommodate two riders.
ATV is used as a noun, as in My cousin and I used to race ATVs in the hills near our neighbourhood. ATV is a common way to refer to such a vehicle—it’s more common to call it an ATV than to say all-terrain vehicle.
The term quad is commonly used to refer to an ATV that has four wheels and is typically used for recreation.
Example: You’d need an ATV to cross those rocky paths.
Where does ATV come from?
The first records of the abbreviation ATV come from around 1970. The first records of all-terrain vehicle come from the mid-1960s, so it seems that ATV has been used as an abbreviation almost from the beginning. Other types of vehicles are also commonly referred to with an abbreviation, as in SUV (sport utility vehicle) and ORV (off-road vehicle).
ATVs are used for a variety of purposes, such as recreation and professional uses. Certain manufacturers even sell ATVs designed for children since ATVs don’t require a driver’s license. However, ATVs are strictly regulated. It is recommended that ATV drivers be at least 16 years old and practice proper safety, such as wearing a helmet.
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- all-terrain vehicle (full term)
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How is ATV used in real life?
ATVs are popular for recreation, such as off-roading. But they are also used for practical and professional purposes.
It’s finally race week and I can’t wait to get to @GlenHelenRacing for the @WORCS_Racing ATV/sxs rounds this weekend. This week is the start of the second half and will be week one of 7 in a row of racing for me.… https://t.co/LADcgclRzK
— DirtHalo Racing (@dirthaloracing) September 8, 2020
Interestingly, locally, there’s a group who uses their ATVs to connect with kids, show up at rallies etc. But we all know when “people are annoyed,” there’s no rational discussion. Just a ban.
— tianna with two n’s (@TiannaManon) December 8, 2020
Two juveniles made it to shore safely after their ATVs went through the ice on the Fish Lake Reservoir. https://t.co/4bUO5XaVTw
— WDIO News (@wdiowirt) December 8, 2020
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True or False?
The term ATV typically refers to a vehicle with two wheels.
How to use ATV in a sentence
This great healing event for veterans has been pushed aside by a few ATV advocates insistent on illegally riding their silly toys.The Idea of Public Land Means Nothing to Utah County Commissioner|Doug Peacock|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the laws closing those few wild areas to motor vehicle or ATV use: Most public lands are far too open to vehicular use.The Idea of Public Land Means Nothing to Utah County Commissioner|Doug Peacock|May 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This, of course, turned into the 1985 purchase of ATV Music and the acquisition of about 250 Beatles songs.The Year in Michael Jackson|The Daily Beast Video|June 23, 2010|DAILY BEAST
It was a huge victory for Sony, which had long wanted to wrest control of Sony/ATV from the singer.Jackson of Arabia|Gerald Posner|August 3, 2009|DAILY BEAST