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Quad bike gets safer with Lifesaver

Quad bike roll bar technology looks good.  If the quad bike rolls on the rider it can kill as most ATV weigh 400kg.  The Lifesaver roll bar is flexible like a big springs that flexs over the body rather than crushing, watch video.  In the rural workplace quad contribute to deaths each year, so why do…

Cyril Rioli Footy Legend
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Cyril Rioli Footy Legend

Footy star Cyril Rioli recently did a course with Train Safe NT. The trainer James Gorrie said "he was a great leader and mentor as he helped other students". "I was a bit surprised when the AFL legend walked into the classroom, I thought wow this will be a great day". "I have watch foorty and AFL…

What are ABS Brakes
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What are ABS Brakes

What is ABS?  – Anti-lock Brake System, or sometime called Anti-Skid Brake System.Anti-lock braking system have been around since the early 70’s. It is a safety anti-skid braking system used on land vehicles, motorcycles and buses. ABS operates by preventing the wheels from locking up during braking,…

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​Toyota Stuck in L4

Can’t get your Toyota Prado out of Low 4Try this, the vehicle must be stationary, select neutral with your foot on the brake and turn the control switch from L4 to H4 slowly.  Waiting until the L4 light goes out, 3 – 5 sec and you should hear a click.  OK it did not work, you may need to reverse your…

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How does centre diff lock work?

Centre diff locks are only applicable to all wheel drive (AWD) or constant 4WD vehicles or vehicles that have the capability of delivering that sort of drive. With a Part Time 4WD like a Patrol or Landcruiser, the front wheels aren't driving until the driver selects 4H or 4L and the transfer case…