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Synonyms for tricycle

a vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals

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San Diego echoed Belmonte's concern that completely banning three-wheeled vehicles from main roads will inconvenience many passengers.
Police originally said the students, aged 15-16, were traveling in the van, but later said they were in the three-wheeled vehicle, called an auto rickshaw.
Shatner's got what he calls an ''unusual'' summer series for NBC in the works and is collaborating with a custom motorcycle manufacturer on designing a new three-wheeled vehicle.
The A-Z of Three-Wheelers: A Creative Reference Guide provides a rare and fine history of the three-wheeled vehicle; first developed in 1769 and appearing in some form or another up to modern times.
An artist's impression of how the three-wheeled vehicle could look if Brad Hoy's plans come to fruition
Eight states--Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin--have followed Minnesota's lead and now have similar laws that allow a motorcycle, bicycle, scooter, moped or three-wheeled vehicle to go through a red light after a certain amount of time if the intersection is clear.
In August 2010, three people drove a three-wheeled vehicle into a crowd in Xinjiang, killing eight and wounding 15.
The LSD was a three-wheeled vehicle that was, sadly, only made for a few years (1919-1924).
When contacted, an official at the regional information office said the suspect was an ethnic Uyghur who was driving an electric three-wheeled vehicle carrying explosives that caused the blast.
Officials said an ethnic Uighur drove a three-wheeled vehicle loaded with explosives into a crowd of people in the country's far west Xinjiang region on Thursday.
(4) Using the acoustic sensor, ask, "What kind of two- or three-wheeled vehicle is it?" Then classify it as a heavy motorcycle, light motorcycle, moped, scooter, or motor tricycle.
Xinhua said assailants drove a three-wheeled vehicle carrying explosives into the compound of the public security bureau.
This somewhat extraterrestrial three-wheeled vehicle arose out of a challenge given at a yearly design forum in 1996 to create an on-road vehicle in keeping with the company's pioneering sprit that, according to Spyder marketing manager Marc Lacroix, "had more than one wheel but less than four." However, rather than create a motorcycle--or even a "traditional" trike--the company's designers proposed an elemental wind-in-the-face vehicle that has dynamic stability and safety more in line with that of a car; they placed two wheels at the front and one at the rear.
The three-wheeled vehicle is small, slow, and steers from behind.
The three-wheeled vehicle, which had a 15mph top speed on the open road, sadly failed to catch on.