SAFETY

Off-road driving sounds like a fun and exciting outdoor adventure. Beginners are attracted to the thrill of off-road driving, which can result in a little over-enthusiasm. That means there are many off-road driving mistakes beginners often make when don’t take the time to think things...

A paper map and a compass are the most reliable and most effective way to navigate and find your location. Ever since the age of GPS and Google Maps began, a lot of people have forgotten how to use them. If you’re one of those...

Travelling in a convoy is safer than driving alone but only if all parties know the driving procedures involved. If one person in the convoy is unaware of safe convoy driving procedures, it can make the whole situation unsafe. A chain is only as strong...

Sand is one of the most challenging terrains to drive on, especially in a heavy 4WD which could get bogged down at any moment. This is why it is imperative to arm yourself with the knowledge of how to perform a safe and successful sand-recovery...

There are plenty of places to really enjoy a great bike ride around Australia, many of them don't have to be far from home. Mountain biking is a great way to get a cardio workout into your life without the boredom of the treadmill. The...

Picture the scene. You’ve spent the morning taking on fjords, niggly tree roots and rocky outcrops without any issue. Your 4x4 has handled everything the terrain has thrown at you with relative ease. Now you are back on relatively safe ground, a dusty track, heading...

Becoming dehydrated is common when hiking. The hiker’s mantra out on the trails is “hydrate, hydrate, hydrate” but that is often easier said than done. Don’t let dehydration creep up on you with these top tips for staying hydrated, safe and comfortable when hiking. DO YOUR...

Getting your air pressure right when you are heading down the beaten track is a very big deal. A reliable tyre pressure gauge is key to getting the gains from setting your tyres to the right air pressure. BENEFITS OF CORRECT AIR PRESSURE PER TERRAIN TYPE Reduced...

Whether you are taking unwanted materials to a recycling depot or you are planning on caravanning your way around Australia, the chances you will make the same towing mistakes are the same. These mistakes can also get you easily into trouble with the law. Let’s...

If you are finding that dust is getting in your vehicle when driving along unsealed roads, there is an immediate solution until you can get your seals replaced. The trick is to make sure your air conditioning is blowing in fresh air and not recycled air....