Recreation : Guidelines : Quad Biking

Guidelines for quad biking

European marine features where activity takes place

Codes of practice

National representative organisation

There are no figures available which estimate the number of regular participants for this activity. So far in 1998 the Auto-Cycle Union (ACU) has issued 123 licences for quad bikes, showing a small increase over the last 3 years. The equipment is also available for hire at a growing number of outlets.

European marine features where activity takes place

 

Likely to occur

Unlikely to occur

Sand dunes

 

Saltmarshes

 

Mud and Sand Flats

 

Sandbanks

 

Inlets and Bays

 

Reefs

 

Lagoons

 

Sea Caves

 

Grey Seal

(at haul out sites)

 

Common Seal

(at haul out sites)

Bottlenose Dolphin

 

 

Codes of practice

Sound Control, Notes for Guidance, Land Access and Recreation Association Available from the Auto-cycle union

Code of Conduct for Drivers and Riders in the Countryside, Land Access and recreation Association Available from the Auto-cycle Union

Access Guide for Motorised Recreation in the Countryside, Land Access and Recreation Association Available from the Auto-cycle union

British Motorcycle Sport & Leisure Environment Policy, Land Access and Recreation Association Available from the Auto-cycle union

National Representative Organisation

Auto-Cycle Union

ACU House

Wood Street

Rugby

Warwickshire

CV21 2YX

Tel: 01788 540519

Fax: 01788 573585

 

Characteristics of activity and management issues associated with quad biking

Summary of potential environmental impacts associated with quad biking

 

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