OFF-ROAD DRIVING & TOWING
4WD RECOVERY PROCEDURE
Want to learn how to drive off-road? Why not book into a 4WD driver training course; you’ll learn all of the skills required to help you get the best from yourself and your 4WD. Learn how to use recovery equipment effectively and how to avoid injury to yourself and others during recovery procedures.
Our articles on correct, safe, legal driving and towing practices – on and off road – and recovery techniques are covered in great detail to get you started and help you have happy and successful bush adventures.
4WD DRIVING SKILLS
A University of NSW road safety expert revealed the truth about why speedo readings can be different from GPS measurements.
Australia’s addiction to truck-based road transport is costing us plenty, in terms of road damage alone. Heavy vehicles cause thousands of times more pavement damage than do cars, EVs and 4WDs.
Back in the good ‘ol days of bush breakdowns you checked for liquids and ignition and you were set, but now it’s very, very different.
For sure, you’ll be out in the scrub and you’ll break, bend, puncture, lock-in, or lose something. The following hints may then be helpful.
The towing mirror specialist’s Next Gen edition has built on the success of the original model, with improved dimensions and compatibility with most cameras, indicators and puddle lamps.
In late-2023, Clearview released mirror kits for the LandCruiser 300 Series that it said took into account the lightweight nature of this wagon’s aluminium door skins.