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 […]Read More
Caravaners the Subject of Police Safety Operation
We can now confirm that as part of the current Operation Roadwise, police in the East Gippsland area will be out in force over the holiday period to educate road users on caravan safety. Local police, with the assistance of VicRoads and the Sheriff, will set up a site at the Newmerella Rest Stop on Wednesday […]Read More
Christmas competition time
Thanks to Redarc, the Australian manufacturer of portable, vehicular power solutions, we have 2 x Tow Pro Elite electronic brake controllers to give away. To win, just like our Facebook page, if you haven’t done so already, and reply to the post about this compete in 20 words or less why you want or need a […]Read More
Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas
With less than a week to Christmas, are you struggling with some last minute gift ideas? Or are you being asked for gift ideas for yourself and you’re struggling to come up with suggestions that are family budget friendly? Well here’s a few ideas that may fit the bill especially as they are very much […]Read More
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.Last May you will recall there was a […]Read More
Christmas Holiday To-Do List
It’s hard to believe that another year has gone by and we are fast approaching the holiday season. Like many others, we’ve planned to take the van away for a quick trip to the coast and our thoughts have turned to getting the van and car ready for the trip. It has reminded me that […]Read More
Avoid Buying a Lemon Caravan..!
The internet is littered with stories of people who have bought a new caravan or camper that is so riddled with faults, that their dream RV is best described as an utter nightmare. Its very sad reading these stories and they do make you wonder why there is not more regulation in the RV industry in this country. […]Read More
Latest Trip Report – Stradbroke Island and Crescent Head 2016.
Read all about our latest epic trip to North Stradbroke Island and Crescent Head with the new Safari Tamer and Landcruiser. Click here for trip report. It was a brilliant trip and one we learnt a lot from. Both the car and caravan performed perfectly, despite the best efforts of the owners…! Now to start […]Read More
Trailer Sway Control.
Lately it seems every week there is a new dash-cam video of a caravan coming to grief on the road, usually as a result of an uncontrollable sway or fish-tail incident. These videos get plastered all over social media and they attract hundreds of comments usually questioning the skill of the driver involved or the […]Read More
10 Reasons to Keep a Spare iPhone in Your Caravan
Have you got an old smartphone or two lying around and you’re wondering what to do with them? Well…if you’re like Kylie and I, and you love upgrading to the latest gadgets, you’ve probably got at least one sitting in a drawer in your home. I know I find it very difficult to just get […]Read More