Driving

Sharing with Trucks

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Glossary of Terms Mode of Transport: means car, 4wd, caravan, trailer, motor bike, bicycle, motor home etc.   Sharing our roads with trucks is important as they are an integral part of our economy.  All of us benefit from the deployment of trucks and higher productivity vehicles, as they help us to keep productivity for our local businesses and exporters and to manage moving goods safely.The information supplied, is critical as federal accident figures say 35% of all truck related auto fatalities occur in truck blind spots. The statistics also show that the majority of collisions between trucks and cars...

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Driving on Sand

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 To gain access to 4wd passes and beach permits click here  Important tips for driving on sand Ensure your vehicle is engaged in 4WD when on sand. Select low gears or low range in steep sections or very soft sand. Avoid sharp turns and sudden braking. Always adjust tyre pressures to the surface your driving on, the softer the sand the lower the tyre pressure but keep in the manufactures specifications. And don’t forget to re-inflate your tyres when on harder sand or surfaces. Make sure your tyre pressure gauge works. Click here to check out the tide times Australia...

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Off Road Driving Tips

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Want to learn more about 4x4's or want to improve you’re off-road driving skills?   To gain access to 4wd passes and beach permits click LINK Passes Permits And Fees   There are heaps of 4x4 driver training courses available which specialise in certain makes and models of vehicles you drive and all you need to take is your vehicle with a full tank of gas, and you will learn in a day what it takes many people years to learn on their own. A beginner’s course, "A Guide to Off-Road Driving" is a great way to start, even if you...

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General Driving Tips

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Glossary of Terms Mode of Transport: means car, 4wd, caravan, trailer, motor bike, bicycle, motor home etc. A valuable checklist on Australian roads Stay within the speed limits Always wear a seatbelt Keep left when not overtaking Don't drink and drive Don't drive tired, take a break every 2 hours Plan your trip Check road conditions Check weather conditions Choose the right vehicle Be aware of road hazards Take care when overtaking Watch out for animals Be security conscious Always drive with your lights on during the day   Overseas Visitors It would be best for you to check with...

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