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Category: caravan safety

Jul 13
Caravan Smoke Alarms: Vital New Legislation Update

Fires in caravans and motorhomes can be particularly dangerous due to the compact and highly flammable nature of these vehicles. Modern caravans are typically constructed with lightweight materials that can quickly fuel a rapidly spreading fire, leaving occupants with mere seconds to escape. In such a scenario, a properly installed and functioning smoke alarm can mean the difference between life and death, providing an early warning that may save lives.

Feb 13
Towing a Caravan: Everything You Need to Know Before Hitting the Road

Section 1: Understanding Your Vehicle’s Towing Capacity Before you set off on your caravan adventure, it’s crucial to ensure that your vehicle is capable of safely towing the weight of your caravan. Familiarise yourself with the manufacturer’s guidelines regarding towing capacity, tongue weight, and load distribution. Exceeding these limits can compromise the safety of your […]

Jul 25
Caravan Camping for Beginners: A Comprehensive Guide

Caravan camping is a popular way to explore the great outdoors and embark on exciting adventures. Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or a beginner, hitting the road with a caravan can provide you with a comfortable and self-contained accommodation option. However, before you buy, borrow, or rent a caravan and embark on your first trip, […]

Jul 21
RhinoHide: The Ultimate Protection for Your Off-Road Adventures

When it comes to off-road adventures, the thrill of exploring untamed terrains can be exhilarating. However, such escapades can be tough on your vehicle, subjecting it to potential damages and wear. That’s where RhinoHide comes into the picture. As an innovative and reliable protective solution, RhinoHide provides unmatched armor for your beloved 4×4, ensuring you […]

Jun 22
Road Safety Refresher

With the winter school holidays steadily approaching, the time for a road safety refresher is now! Whether it’s brushing up on your truckie knowledge or the importance of rest areas- it’s essential to get the run down before embarking on any road holiday when the roads are likelier to be busier and a lot more […]

Apr 07
Caravanning Queensland launches new safety program in partnership with the Queensland Government

Designed to increase driver understanding of potential challenges on the roads, VANSafe Queensland aims to ensure drivers are better equipped and informed to help improve safety on our roads. VANSafe Queensland – an initiative of Caravanning Queensland in partnership with the Queensland Government – has been launched this week, just in time for the Easter […]

Mar 08

Two dollars buys very little these days. But if you’re looking to buy a caravan or motorhome from a private seller, a $2 online PPSR (Personal Property Securities Register) search could potentially save you tens of thousands of dollars. The PPSR search will reveal if the item you are interested in is   DEBT FREE […]

Jan 07
Smoke Alarms In Caravans (5 Things What You Need To Know)

Smoke Alarms In Caravans (5 Things What You Need To Know) Before you take off on your next adventure – the one you have been planning for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic – consider the safety of your vehicle. With decades of experience in preparing vehicles for sale, our workshop is ready for your  […]