4WD Driving Skills: A Manual for on and Off Road Travel
"This comprehensive and practical guide concentrates on the essential skills of four wheel driving for every type of off-road terrain as well as sealed and unsealed roads. It explains what makes a four wheel drive vehicle different, tells how to approach challenging situations and show what to do if things go wrong"--Cover verso.
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Driving on Sealed Roads
4WD vehicles accelerator anchor point attached automatic transmission avoid bog hole bull bars centre differential lock clutch constant 4WD damage deep ruts drag chain electric winch exhaust jack fitted foot brake four wheel drives free-wheeling hubs front wheels gain traction gently ground hand brake hand throttle handle high lift jack high range hill hill descent control keep light-duty limited slip differential loose stones lose traction manual winch momentum motor obstacle outback rear wheels recovery equipment recovery gear recovery points road surface road train safely Safety issues sand driving sand dune seat belt side sideways slide slippery snatch block snatch strap snorkel snow snow chain soft sand spade speed stall steep slope steering wheel stop straight ahead stricken vehicle terrain track traction control transfer lever travelling tree protector tyre pressure unsealed road vehicle recovery vehicle's wheel spin whilst winch cable winch strap extension windscreen