Are dirt roads in the NT dangerous? Well let’s look at the hazards, firstly what is a hazard? Anything that can injury or kill you. These are some of the hazards you may encounter whilst driving in the Northern Territory. These are not necessarily specific to unsealed or dirt roads.
Accidents happen, sadly these people rolled a 4WD vehicle on a isolated remote road. Very dangerous. Have you considered a defensive driving course for dirt roads?
Lets look at the road statistics for the NT:
Yes NT dirt roads are pretty dangerous so what can you do to make it safer for you and your workmates? Slow down, do not speed and never go over 90km/h on a dirt road. Learn about a defensive 4WD course. James Gorrie has been driving 4 wheel drives in the NT for the past eighteen (18) years and has lived in Alice Springs, Katherine and Darwin.