Definition of roll cage in US English:

roll cage


  • A framework of reinforcements protecting a car's passenger cabin in the event that it should roll on to its roof.

    • ‘Had he been wearing a 5-point harness, he may have stayed within the protection of the roll cage.’
    • ‘Additional welding takes place to increase the stiffness even more, and a steel roll cage is incorporated at that stage.’
    • ‘The car interior now accommodates bucket seats, a roll cage and new steering, as well as a hollowed area where the back seats used to be for the spare parts.’
    • ‘A metal roll cage protects the motor and heat exchanger and serves as a carrying handle.’
    • ‘The car was fitted with a roll cage and sports seats and drivers had to wear crash helmets and be strapped in.’


roll cage

/ˈrōl ˌkāj/