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tow ball mass

The Importance of Tow Ball Mass (TBM) to Safe Towing

Are you aware of the importance of tow ball mass? Do you know what tow ball mass is? Picture this: you’re about to embark on an exciting caravan adventure through the stunning landscapes of Australia.  You’ve packed all your essentials,

how much does a car weigh kg

How much does a car weigh kg?

How much does a car weigh kg? This is a question many are looking to get answered. Just ten years ago, exploring the world of car weights online was a bit tricky. The definition of car weight wasn’t the same for

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What is a Safe Weight when towing a caravan?

Safety should be the top priority when towing a caravan and embarking on a journey with your caravan in tow. One crucial aspect often overlooked is the caravan weight. In this article, we delve into the significance of caravan weighing, understanding the

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Not sure where it is safe to pull off the road safely?

I first read about this on the Truck Friendly Facebook page. If you are not following them…you should as they are constantly adding good information for all caravaners.   You may have seen green reflectors on some roadside guide posts,

Axle load capacities

Axle load capacities are often overlooked

Axle load capacities are often forgotten when people are looking at their weights or are in the market for a new tow vehicle. People quite often think about GVM, TBM, ATM & GCM but forget to look at axle load

What’s weighing you down?

It doesn’t matter if you are towing or not…weighing matters. It can be very easy to go overweight as everything we put in our car, van or trailer weighs something. Going over can affect vehicle dynamics. Increasing weight on a