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Don't double

Doubling on a single-seat quad bike increases the risk of a rollover.

Do not double passengers on a quad bike that is made for one person. The extra weight of a passenger can make a quad bike unstable and harder to handle, unless it is specifically designed to carry two people.

Quad bikes are great for getting around, but you can't get around the fact that quad bikes are also Queensland farming's biggest killer. Avoid trouble and don't double on a quad bike and come home safe to your family.

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The seat on a single operator quad bike has been designed to allow you to move your body weight forward and backwards in an active riding technique. Carrying a passenger on a single seat quad bike restricts this movement and increases the risk of a rollover.

It may be convenient to double passengers but it’s not safe. Instead, use a side-by-side vehicle or consider using horses, motorcycles and utes to complete the task.

A person conducting a business or undertaking must provide safe systems of work for workers and visitors. This includes ensuring that plant such as quad bikes are operated as per the manufacturer’s specification.

In Queensland workplaces, quad bikes cannot carry passengers, unless the vehicle is explicitly designed for passenger use, and the passenger is at least 16 years old or meets the minimum age recommended by the quad bike’s manufacturer.

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