A reality with off-road driving is that your vehicle will break down. The key to successful recovery is to be as self-sufficient as possible. Every year, unprepared adventurers have to be rescued in desperate situations. A little forethought will ensure that you aren't left stranded. Payload is a major issue when outback driving. Ideally, two or more vehicles should travel together. This allows you to carry more equipment. From the back of Bourke to Cape York Peninsula, basic spare parts and accessories can help you stay mobile. [Read More]
Does Your Vehicle Need a New Alternator?
There are many vehicle parts that you know exactly how long they are going to last, and you can plan for their replacements. Alternators are not among those parts. Unfortunately, you never know when your alternator is going to bite the dust, and more often than not, it tends to happen at the most inopportune times. But, there are ways to tell if your alternator is starting to go, and you can have it replaced before you end up breaking down on the side of the road somewhere. [Read More]
Frequently Asked Questions About ATV Ramps
After you buy that shiny, new all-terrain vehicle (ATV), you're going to need to invest in a ramp before you can haul your mechanised toy around and get down to some serious off-roading. But since this is your first time around, you probably have a bunch of questions about the different styles of ATV ramps on the market. So here are three commonly asked questions to get you on the road. [Read More]
Are Automatic Driving Lessons Right For You?
In addition to traditional manual driving, many driving schools offer automatic driving lessons. These are generally designed for those who find it difficult to get to grips with manual cars as automatic vehicles don't require you to operate the clutch or change gears. While passing your test in an automatic car does not qualify you to drive manual cars, beginning with automatic lessons can provide less confident learners with a more reassuring start to life on the road. [Read More]