Automobiles The secret to a successful camping trip is research and well planning. It is essential to research the area in which you wish to camp, hence the understanding of the surrounding area will prepare you for the conditions you are likely to encounter. For instance if you are travelling to beachside areas, the ground is likely to be sandy and you will need a selection of suitable sand pegs, or in other areas it can be very hard so you will be in need for strong short pegs. Besides sand, other inconvenient details that can affect your trip is the wind. Some coastal areas can be windier then some inland areas, so the need for extra guy ropes, pegs, possible windbreaks should be considered. The same goes for the caravanning. So, in order to be 100 % prepared before the trip, complete the following simple check-procedure few weeks prior to the trip and save a lot of stress. Check wheel bearings: grasp the tyres and rock. Is there excessive movement that requires further investigation? The load mass: does the caravan suspension look right, and the load properly distributed and balanced? If not sure then it is advisable to weigh the caravan on a public weighbridge. Brakes/ brake fluid: do they function properly, and whether the brake fluid level is correct (where applicable) check for the light in following order: brake lights, left indicators, right indicators, park lights and at the end others, and make sure you carry along extra globes. Check all lamps with tail lamps on. Tyre inflation/rims: are the tyres, including the spare ones correctly inflated, and if not sure about the recommended pressures for the caravan then check the handbook where you will find all the needed details, and act accordingly. Next check whether all of the tyre and rim sizes match. Battery: whether they are fully charged and are the water levels correct. Loads: ensure that the load you are carrying is properly secured and limit the amount of load in the boot of your tow vehicle. Towing safely Whenever towing and following the next procedures you will reduce risks and improve towing safety: Remember to allow extra length and width of caravans and trailers, and their tendency to cut in- on corners and curves. The added weight on your vehicle and the caravan combination requires greater stopping distance when braking. Always have this in mind when towing your caravans for sale Qld . About the Author: 相关的主题文章: