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Bull bars

  • 06-01-2008 4:42pm
    Closed Accounts Posts: 7

    Leaving aside all other arguments about SUVs, why do some need to be fitted with Bull Bars? Any risk of colliding with a herd of Caribou on Irish roads? These things reduce a pedestrian's chance of surviving a collision to virtually zero.
    Surely we can agree that Bull Bars should be banned.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 2,479 ✭✭✭Volvoboy

    Yep i agree they should be banned for non commercial use, ie only allowed for farm use only.


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,366 ✭✭✭ninty9er

    I believe there is some legal provision for their usage/non-usage. Not sure exactly what it is though.

  • Closed Accounts Posts: 24,878 ✭✭✭✭arybvtcw0eolkf

    I think it should be legal to kill boy-racers with them.

  • Registered Users Posts: 73,453 ✭✭✭✭colm_mcm

    Legislation is already there, garages are only supposed to supply A-bars with type approval, we've been mostly fitting plastic front guards to our jeeps and pickups for a while instead of A-bars. If a tubular bar is required, Cobra A-bars are safety approved

    This is a topic that has been discussed here a good few times

  • Registered Users Posts: 11,465 ✭✭✭✭cantdecide

    turbigo wrote: »
    Surely we can agree that Bull Bars should be banned

    Why must we agree? Where is that little troll smilie??

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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5,538 ✭✭✭niceirishfella

    Mairt wrote: »
    I think it should be legal to kill boy-racers with them.


    liking it...........:D

  • Closed Accounts Posts: 619 ✭✭✭WHITE_P

    Bull bars and after market spot lights should be banned, with exemptions where a genuine requirement for them can be provided. Spots for service vehicles where additional light is required for work purposes, and motorsport applications (rallying etc.) Too many @ssholes out there using these things inappropriately.