Getting Started – General Driving Techniques

28th January, 2015

If in doubt, get out and check the track ahead Choose the right gear before attempting a challenge – if unsure, use a lower gear Keep your thumbs outside the steering wheel – obstacles can cause the steering to move unpredictably Lower tyre pressures to aid traction and resist punctures – reinflate tyres to manufacturer’s specs before returning to the bitumen Note: Correct tyre Continue Reading

Getting Started – Travellers’ Checklist

28th January, 2015

Although throwing a swag on the roof and just heading bush may sound like a great idea, being well prepared will make your trip far more enjoyable and hassle free. Research Thoroughly research the area you are travelling through or to. Ensure that you have the most current maps and carry a GPS (global positioning system) if possible. Thoroughly research the area you Continue Reading

Getting Started – How to prepare your vehicle

28th January, 2015

So you’ve picked up your new truck and can’t wait to start fitting it out. You’ve read the websites, flicked through the catalogues and produced a list of all the goodies you want to buy. So what’s next? Well, there are accessories that are ‘need to have’ and accessories that are ‘nice to have’, so it's best to start with the Continue Reading

Getting Started – Selecting the right vehicle for you

28th January, 2015

Some people buy a 4WD and then plan to go off road, others plan to go off road then buy a 4WD. No matter which of the above applies to you, there are many decisions to be made that will influence what type of 4WD you purchase. What you want to do and where you wish to travel are questions that Continue Reading

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