Spreading the Word on Towing Safety

Ever since Acting Sargent Graeme Shenton ran the trailer weighing operation in Newmerella, Victoria, caravanners around the country have started to take a serious look at the weight of their rigs. Many have been left scratching their heads after discovering they are overweight, some by a very disturbing margin. Since then, Matt Sutton from Everything […]

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Independent Caravan Safety Weigh-in.

Here RVeeThereYet.com we take towing safety very seriously and we have been working hard to promote awareness of the safe towing message. Following on from the success of the Caravan Safety Operation in Newmerella, Victoria, back in January, we have been supporting our friends at Everything Caravanning and Camping who are organising and running a […]

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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, would […]

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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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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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