What Are UTVs Anyway?
Offroad vehicle manufacturers sure have a way of complicating things. In the 15+ years I’ve been riding, they’ve been referred to as Off Road Vehicles (ORVs), All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), ROVs, Buggies and “those godda#*$ mud trucks”, among other things. Now there’s a relatively new acronym in town, called them “UTVs”. And just like the rest of you, I’m a little confused on what differentiates UTVs from ATVs and all the other 3-letter acronyms. In order to clear up the confusion a bit, I wanted to share with you the notes I’d taken on the subject on getting back from the NOHVCC conference back in August. […]