Towing

Towing

Towing a trailer requires additional knowledge and skill. All trailers, including caravans, affect the performance of the towing vehicle. They affect fuel consumption, acceleration, braking ability, general control and manoeuvrability. These effects worsen as the size...
THE BIG DECISION: CARAVAN OR CAMPER TRAILER?

THE BIG DECISION: CARAVAN OR CAMPER TRAILER?

We weight up the considerations in the age-old debate: Caravan or Camper Trailer? If you’re looking for recreational vehicle to take camping, is a caravan or camper trailer better? Choosing between the two is a question of how close you want to get to the elements,...
TIPS FOR LONG HAUL DRIVING

TIPS FOR LONG HAUL DRIVING

Here are a few things that you should consider when going on a long haul adventure with or without a family. Australia has a characteristic not shared by just about any other country in the world – long distances between major population centres with little or nothing...
SETTING UP FOR OFF-ROADING WITH YOUR 4×4

SETTING UP FOR OFF-ROADING WITH YOUR 4×4

You may have the best 4×4 in the world, but without some extra gear you won’t get far. Here’s what you need to know to go offroading with your 4×4. THE BAD NEWS is that every 4×4 will need some sort of accessory for anything other than the most basic trips....