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Towing a Caravan: Must Knows, Myths and Mistakes

Towing a Caravan: Must Knows, Myths and Mistakes

Update: 2018-07-08
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What are the common mistakes made when towing a caravan?

What should everyone know before they tow?

In this episode we cover:
-Should you tow with water tanks empty or full?
-Carrying fuel, spare tyres, and tool box on the back of the van?
-When is a Weight Distribution Hitch (WDH) needed?
-If I use air bags and my car is level, do I still need a WDH?
-What to do if a truck is overtaking?
-Brake controllers: mistakes and misconceptions?
-What should you do if you get caravan sway?
-What is the process to weigh your caravan?
-What safety checks should be done each time you tow?
-Common mistake with connecting the breakaway system?
-How to calculate caravan tyre pressure based on your load?

We cover all of this (and more!) in this interview with Ricky Esser (https://followme4wd.com.au/), who you might recognise from Channel 7's 'Discover' program or 5AA's weekly radio program. Ricky is a Tow-Ed instructor, also offering Nationally Recognised 4WD & defensive driver training
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Towing a Caravan: Must Knows, Myths and Mistakes

Towing a Caravan: Must Knows, Myths and Mistakes

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