Driving through water can be an intimidating experience for novices and experts alike. Here are our tips on how to handle water crossings.
26 Nov 2019

Water and river crossings explained – 4×4 driving tips

Driving through water can be an intimidating experience for novices and experts alike. Here are our tips on how to handle water crossings.

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2018 Audi RS4 Avant Review
17 Dec 2018

Is it bad to redline your engine?

Take it to the limit…movies and accepted wisdom that redlining your car extracts the last drop of oomph out of it do more harm than good. We explain why it’s bad to redline your engine.

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11 Jul 2018

How to bump start a car

You rarely need this skill, but when you do need it, then you really need it… how to bump start a car.

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14 Apr 2018

Torque steer explained

You’ve probably heard or read something in a car review about torque steer, but what is it and does it actually matter? Torque steer explained…

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16 Jan 2018

How To: Steep Descents – 4×4 Driving Tips

There’s nothing like the elation of conquering a steep and difficult hillclimb but, as the saying goes, what goes up must come down. There are several things you need to know to make a safe steep descent  when off-roading.

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10 Jan 2018

How to tackle Steep Hill Climbs… 4×4 driving techniques

Driving in steep, hilly country can be a challenge. With good preparation and the right vehicle knowledge, you might be surprised at just how capable you and your 4×4 can be.

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10 Feb 2017

Friday Five: How to self-recover your 4×4 when bogged

Getting stuck while driving off-road when you’ve got mates around isn’t such a big deal. Here’s how to self-recover your 4×4 when bogged.

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How to drive in fog by Practical Motoring
03 Feb 2017

Friday Five: Tips on driving in fog

It’s summer time and so tips on driving in fog might seem out of place but where I live fog often rolls in randomly… here’s how to drive to the conditions.

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driving techniques you were taught but are now wrong
06 Jan 2017

Friday 5: driving techniques you were taught but are now wrong

Remember your driving lessons? Don’t pass these golden oldies on to your kids:

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16 Dec 2016

Friday Five – Long-Distance Driving Tips for Solo Drivers

Australia is a big country and there can often be incredibly long distances between towns, here’s how to stave off boredom if you’re driving alone.

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