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Off-road vehicles

LC control 98002175
LC classificationTL235.6 TL235.7
Topical headingOff-road vehicles
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Variant(s)Off-highway vehicles
Off-the-road vehicles
Offroad vehicles
ORVs (Off road vehicles)
See alsoMotor vehicles
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Four-wheel drive vehicles
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Scope noteHere are entered works on any motor vehicle with features to support travel away from conventional roadways.
Found inWork cat.: 98-18098: 4x4 vehicles, 1998.
Auto dict., 1993: p. 116 (Off-road, term which really means off-highway or off-pavement, because most so-called off-road activity takes place on some form of road or jeep trail, however primitive it may be)
Random House: under Off-road (designed, built, or used for travelling off public roads, esp. on unpaved roads, trails, beaches, or rough terrain: an off-road vehicle)
Dict. of automobile engineering, 1996 (Off-road vehicle, 4wd vehicle with locking differential for use on rough terrain)
Delmar's automotive dict., c1997 (Off-road vehicle; refs. from Off-the-road vehicle, ORV; any vehicle used in off-road activities)