Are You Sure Your Trailer Is Travel Ready?

Back when I learned to drive a car, my instructor took me through a process called the ‘cabin drill’. The cabin drill was something I was taught to do every time I got behind t...

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Discover the Ecohitch Towbar – The Latest in European Tow Bars

Back in September, we looked at the revolutionary Invisihitch tow bar. As far as European tow bars go, the Invisihitch has become widely popular for its hidden design features, its...

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Discover the InvisiHitch Towbar

If there’s one particular item that might justifiably be described as a weapon of mass destruction against your shins, it is without a doubt the standard towbar, most commonly fo...

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Four Top Tips For Safer Towing on Australian Roads

When was the last time you gave someone a piggyback? Been a while? Perhaps it wasn’t so long ago. Whatever the case, what you’ll likely remember is that you have to adjust the ...

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Genuine vs. Aftermarket Towbars – Which Are Better?

About a month ago I got sick with the flu, so I went to the doctors to get some prescription medication. I went to my local chemist and was asked if I wanted a generic substitute. ...

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How to Choose a Bicycle Hitch Rack for Your Car

It’s November and the weather is getting considerably warmer, which means that many of us will be getting out to enjoy the great outdoors. One activity that many people like to d...

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Laws and Legislations Regarding Safe Caravanning and Trailer Towing

Towards the end of 2015, the Victorian Government made some changes to the laws and legislations around the safe towing of caravans. Let’s take a closer look at some of these cha...

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Post Road Trip Towbar Maintenance

The Christmas and New Year period is now behind us; a time when many people hit the road with their caravans in tow for a camping holiday, a surf trip, or perhaps a relaxing week a...

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Product Spotlight – Tow Pro Elite Electric Brake Controller

An essential piece of equipment for any caravan or trailer that is being towed by a vehicle is an electric brake controller. This component is fixed either below or behind the dash...

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Safe Towing While on the Roads This Summer

At this time of the year, over the Christmas / New Year period and the weeks that follow, the roads are noticeably busy. Some might be road tripping it to their nearest music festi...

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Tips for Safely Towing a Horse Float

It’s Spring Racing Carnival Time in Melbourne at the moment, and ‘The Race That Stops a Nation’ is (at the time of writing) just a week away. As a result, equestrian activiti...

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When Should I Replace My Towbar?

I’m sure this comes as a shock to no one, but we live in a time where nothing lasts forever. Some products will last longer than others, sure, but everything has a shelf life. Ev...

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