Farewell to Our Nissan Patrol

Well….last weekend we bid farewell to our noble steed. Edwin….our Nissan Patrol has gone to a new owner after 120,000 km and 11 years trouble free ownership. The Patrol has been utterly reliable from day one and it had done everything we’ve ever asked of it. It towed our camper trailer and it towed our […]

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No More Broken Trailer Wiring.

Could this be a thing of the past? If someone asked me what my biggest bugbear is with caravanning, I wouldn’t hesitate to answer. Broken trailer light wiring….! ARGH…! They would easily be the biggest pain in my substantial rear end. On just about every trip we’ve done with either the camper or caravan, I’ve […]

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Celebrating 12 Months of Towing Safety Awareness

Graeme Shenton offering valuable advice to a family on the road.   A year ago today, in the Victorian township of Newmerella, Victoria Police and Vic Roads conducted an operation that subjected drivers towing caravans, campers and boats to weight checks. It was the first time in Australia such an operation had been conducted by […]

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Christmas Competition Time

Thanks to REDARC Australia, we have 2 REDARC Tow-Pro Elite Electric Brake Controllers to give away just in time for Christmas! REDARC’s range of Award Winning Electric Brake Controllers provide ultimate safety when towing, offering a smoother trailer braking response suitable for 12 or 24 volt vehicle systems. To enter, visit our facebook site (CLICK […]

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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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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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