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AANT Road Safety Award Finalists
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AANT Road Safety Award Finalists

Train Safe NT is a finalist for the AANT Road Safety Awards 2021.Earlier in the week we received some amazing news, we’ve been selected as a Semi Finalist in the 2021 Community Achievement Awards! We are in the AANT Road Safety Award and are so proud of this achievement.  A huge thank you to everyone…

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Wet roads and water crossings beware

Water crossing can be pretty dangerous, the strength of the water pushing against the car can wash it off the road or crossing.  This can be dangerous, however a few hints may help you cross water safely, but beware if you are worried do not cross the river or water.  See video.  Advice given by James…

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Car battery can fail

If your car battery is old and what I mean by old is greater than two (2) years old, it may fail very soon.  Most batteries for 4WD vehicles or Toyota 4x4 vehicles usually last 2 years in the Top End of the Northern Territory.    The battery terminal may have blue powder or corrosion, this can be caused…

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Recovery winch exposed

To train people on how a four wheel drive electric recovery winch works we needed to demonstrate the use of electric winch.  The gears are very low so the speed of the drum is slow but thats how the strength of pull is generated to make it strong enough to pull bogged vehicles out of the mud.  Watch…

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Alice Springs 4WD Training After Rain

Alice Springs recieved some welcome rain and by chance we were running a 4WD course so we had water on the road and a few mud holes. The best bit no dust and the rain had flattened out the corrugations so the roads were pretty smooth, but lots of flies.Let’s face it, driving in the NT is exciting! It…