Rock, Gravel and Bush Driving

Course Details

Come explore some bush terrain, forest tracks and and rocky hills to experience off-road driving in your compact 4WD or SUV in a good variety of undulating and rutted tracks, elevating your off-road skills to a higher level and being able to negotiate difficult terrain – Prepare yourself for extended getaways and remote trips.

  • Negotiating uneven terrain and ruts
  • Hill ascent and descent driving
  • Covers more challenging and undulating terrain
  • Suitable for most SUV’s and compact 4WD’s
  • 1hr from Metro Area – Mundaring Powerlines
  • Experience handy, but not essential
  • Suitable for all ages,
  • Gravel and rock fundamentals
  • Negotiating uneven terrain and ruts
  • Driving Techniques in different terrain
  • Tyre Pressures and their effects in different terrain
  • Factors that lead to getting stuck (‘bogged’)
  • Tyre types, patterns, and profiles
  • Environmental impact
  • Weather assessments and impact (temp/winds/daylight/tides)
  • Vehicle Impact/component wear and tear
  • Recovery methods, demonstrations and equipment
  • Assessing condition and suitability of recovery equipment
  • Driver, passenger, pedestrian and other vehicle safety
  • Vehicle drive system understanding
  • Basic Vehicle Maintenance checks
  • Vehicle features and electronic systems and their effects on/off-road
  • Terrain assessment and vehicle capabilities assessment
  • Driver ability/experience assessment
  • Destination considerations – preparation and planning
  • SUV specific Off-road products
  • Generic Off-road Products
  • Vehicle Modification/protection and upgrade options
  • UHF/CB Radio usage, features / limitations

Meeting Point information

Meet Point info will be instructed upon booking.

Training Area Location

Rock, Gravel and Bush Driving

August 06, 2017
8:30 AM
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