The Truth about Towing Mirrors

Dedicated towing mirrors like these Clearview mirrors make towing safe and ensure you are compliant with the law.   One of the most common questions asked my novice caravanners is “do I need towing mirrors?” If this question is placed on a caravanning forum or Facebook group, the ensuing responses, usually numbering in the hundreds, […]

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Why is Gross Combined Mass (GCM) So Important?

When it comes to trying to reduce your rig’s load, finding a place to start can be very confusing. We recommend looking at your tow vehicle’s GCM and working your way from there. Following on from the police operation at Newmerella, lots of discussions have taken place on social media and various caravanning forums.  That is an excellent […]

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Weighbridges in Australia to download.

Putting Olaf and Sven on the public weighbridge in Broadford, on the Hume Highway, Victoria. This is open 24hrs a day and is fully automated with a large digital display. Very convenient and free of charge.Following on from the Police operation in Newmerella where caravans, campers and boat trailers were weighed and drivers advised of […]

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Police Caravan Weight Safety Checks at Newmerella Victoria

Here’s a very brief update on the Police Operation at Newmerella where caravan, campers and other larger trailers were checked for compliance with weight restrictions and other general requirements. Victoria Police worked together with Vic Roads and the Sheriff’s department to conduct a major road safety operation that included blood alcohol checks, licence and registration […]

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Christmas competition time

Thanks to Redarc, the Australian manufacturer of portable, vehicular power solutions, we have 2 x Tow Pro Elite electronic brake controllers to give away. To win, just like our Facebook page, if you haven’t done so already, and reply to the post about this compete in 20 words or less why you want or need a […]

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Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

With less than a week to Christmas, are you struggling with some last minute gift ideas?  Or are you being asked for gift ideas for yourself and you’re struggling to come up with suggestions that are family budget friendly?  Well here’s a few ideas that may fit the bill especially as they are very much […]

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Police Operation on Caravan Safety

Rumours have started to circulate that Vic Police will be running a blitz targeting caravanners with even the popular Caravan and Motorhome On Tour magazine running an article on the subject. Well, while nothing can be confirmed, we have been told there is definitely substance to the rumour. Photo from the Police/Vic Roads operation in […]

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Christmas Holiday To-Do List

It’s hard to believe that another year has gone by and we are fast approaching the holiday season. Like many others, we’ve planned to take the van away for a quick trip to the coast and our thoughts have turned to getting the van and car ready for the trip. It has reminded me that […]

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