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Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

Driving to a remote Community in the NT

If you are working on a remote community in the NT you will most likely have to drive there on a dusty, unsealed dirt road.  When driving on dirt roads its very important to sit back from other cars and trucks so the dust does not impair your vision. If you cant see very well your chances of an accident…

Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

Dusty roads can be very dangerous

When driving on dirt roads in the Northern Territory it very important to sit back from other cars and trucks so the dust does not impair your vision.  If you cant see very well your chances of an accident will increase, always top your window washer bottle up so you have plenty of water to wash the…

Posted in Defensive Driving, Safety

River Crossings in Darwin

Water or river crossings in Northern Territory is normal driving in the wet season, so the safest way is to drive across water crossings is to put the gear in low range, select a low gear I prefer 2nd. Not too fast but keep the revs up.  Watch the video, its only takes 20 seconds.  Don't freak out…

Posted in Safety, Indigenous Training

Quad bikes ATV can roll - Be Careful

See how a quad bike or ATV can rollover, it doesn't take take much if the ground is uneven.  Watch the video it only takes 20 seconds it may help you be safer with ATVs.  As of November 2014 fifteen (15) people have been killed in quad bike related incidents, eight of the deaths were a result…