Four Wheel Driving

4WD Tracks of Tasmania

Though Tasmania doesn't have outback desert areas like those on the mainland, it has plenty of unsealed roads, mountain tracks, isolated beaches and other off-road driving experiences for erveryone from the casual offroader to the die-hard 4-wheel driver to enjoy.

4 Wheel Driving Tips and Hints

If you are a regular four-wheel driver, you will probably know everything here. If you are new to the activity, or are planning to rent or purchase a 4 wheel drive vehicle and head off the beaten track, here are some basic hints and tips you will need to know to reduce the risk of you getting into grief when you head for the bush.

Outfitting Your Vehicle

There are many items that can be added to a four-wheel drive to make your journey safer and more enjoyable. However, be sure to fit essentials before the non-essentials.

Choosing a 4 Wheel Drive Vehicle

Selecting a 4WD vehicle, and the equipment and accessories you may need are perhaps the most important things to consider after deciding to head for the hills and go four-wheel driving. There are a number of issues to consider when selecting a 4WD vehicle - we look at the thirteen most important ones.

Selecting Recovery Equipment

Of all the accessories one should consider purchasing with a four wheel drive vehicle, the most important is equipment to recover a vehicle that has become immovable. Selecting recovery equipment for your vehicle is a bit like selecting a four wheel drive. First, you need to examine where, when and what you are going to be doing - then select the most suitable equipment.

Driving In The Outback

Driving through the outback is not the daunting task it once was, thanks to the sealing of major highway across Australia through remote areas, the increased safety and reliability of modern motor vehicles and other factor.

That said, some of the issues that demand care be taken when driving through the outback have not changed - drivers affected by alcohol or fatigue; rock works and washaways; and the danger posed by wandering stock and local wildlife.

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