Archives for October 2018

Re-Introducing Eureka 4WD Training!

We would like the opportunity to thank you for your continued support of our company, Eureka 4WD Training. Which has been a dedicated training organisation for the past 26 years. In line with the increasing demand for commercial and mining services, we are experiencing a greater demand for quality 4WD training. To facilitate this growing [Read more …]

Flat Tyre – Are You Prepared For The Inconvenience?

Preparation & Extra-Attention for Flat Tyres A flat tyre is something most of us will encounter at some stage of our lives and with driving a 4WD in all types of terrain being a favourite pastime, the chances of a flat become higher. With this increased risk, extra attention needs to be paid before heading [Read more …]

Travelling Off-Road In A Convoy, Keep It Fun for Everyone

Sand Track Driving When travelling down single-lane tracks the general adopted rule is the largest convoy has right of way, makes sense that one or two vehicles move off the track to let the larger group through and is obviously better for the environment as less the fauna that can be impacted the better. Always [Read more …]

Travelling On The Road In A Convoy, Here Are A Few Safety Tips

As many 4WD adventures happen in groups, learning some strategies to travel in a convoy can alleviate some of our roads darker side. Showing some Courtesy reduces congestion, eliminates conflict and keeps the road a safe place. Here are some helpful tips for your next adventure: Put Your Headlights ON and If You Have a [Read more …]

Wheel Hubs – Can You Just Leave Them In Lock? You Might Be Surprised

Free Wheeling Hub Assembly – Lock Position For those that drive 4WD’s with the conventional Free Wheeling Hub assembly, you may have heard that the 4WD cannot be driven back on a sealed road with them in the Lock position? This is a myth and the only harm done is to your wallet or purse [Read more …]

ESP – You Have Heard Of It, But Do You Know How To Use It

Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Short for Electronic Stability Program, it is a feature found in most modern 4WD vehicles and contrary to popular belief has been around for a very long time. The diagram in this picture is a very common image for ESP but there are many different 3 letter acronyms for this safety [Read more …]

Have 4WD Fun In The Water, Without The Damage

4WD Vehicles Water Crossings We all like to have a play sometimes and water crossings with our 4WD vehicles can present a huge amount of fun for you and your family, yet much respect has to be paid to our 4WD’s when entering the wet stuff. NEVER enter the water at high speed as the [Read more …]

97% Of Road Accidents Caused By Driver Error – How To Avoid Being A Statistic

After accidents, many drivers blame the roads, weather, sometimes even fate. Yet evidence often paints another picture. You can be the safest driver on the road and still be involved in road accidents from others who are less attentive. So how do you avoid becoming a statistic and keep you and your family safe on [Read more …]