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Introduction To Safe 4WD / AWD Operation

This program focuses on the safe operation of off-road vehicles in a range of conditions with the emphasis on risk management.

It is an essential course for anyone who owns and operates a 4WD or SUV even if most of their driving is on sealed roads.

The course covers a comprehensive but easy to understand look at the workings of a four-wheel / all-wheel drive vehicle.

The practical driving targets the nationally accredited competencies in both on and off-road conditions.

Practical sessions include:

  • Unsealed and gravel road driving
  • Negotiating steep slopes and rugged terrain - ascending and descending
  • Emergency procedures - stall/stop and restart on slope
  • Introduction to recovery equipment
  • Correct use of the four-wheel drive transmission
  • Limitations and risks of 4WD/AWD vehicles
  • Analysing terrain, surfaces and hazards
  • Environment and vehicle sympathy

Use this program to increase or consolidate your 4WD/AWD driving knowledge.
If you are considering driving off-road this course is a must.
Murcotts recommend attendance at Defensive Driving Program Level 1 prior to undertaking this program.
Participants must be licensed and supply a registered and roadworthy vehicle.  Modified  vehicles must be compliant with the ADR.

Program commences at 8.30am and concludes at 4.00pm

Pricing

$440