Archives for February 2019

Littering in the Bush

Encountering Dump Sites Okay, we all love our time outdoors in Australia, however, nothing gets us more riled up at Eureka 4WD Training than rubbish in the bush.  We regularly encounter dump sites out in the field ranging from asbestos, white goods, household rubble, sheet tin, cigarette butts, cans, stubbies, general rubbish and stolen vehicles [Read more …]

Recovery Points – ARB

Off-Road Driving Recover Points Strong, reliable recovery points are essential for off-road driving but the lack of industry standards regarding rated tow points has caused confusion among four-wheel drivers for many years. With this in mind, ARB has sought to set an industry benchmark for how recovery points are designed, tested and selected by 4WDers. [Read more …]

Herron Point Campground

Need a Weekend Getaway or a Day Trip Close to Perth? Herron Point, Birchmont WA 6214 is 100 kilometres south of the Perth CBD, on the eastern side of the Peel-Harvey inlet.  It is a nature-based campsite along the shoreline of the Harvey Estuary. Head south down the Forrest Highway and turn right (West) on [Read more …]

Working In The 4WD Industry: A New Pathway

I really want to work in the 4WD industry but I’m not a mechanic and I don’t want to work in sales. Is there a way that I could still work on vehicles? 4WD Parts & Accessories Works Often people who have a passion for cars or 4WD’s want to work with them but don’t [Read more …]

Double Demerit Dates | 2020 Update

With the start of the new year comes our 2020 Double demerit list for WA. 2020 Double Demerits Dates for WA* Below are the dates for Double Demerits for 2020: Australia Day Friday 24 January to Monday 27 January inclusive Labour Day Friday 28 February to Monday 2 March inclusive Easter Thursday 9 April to [Read more …]

The Correct Use Of UHF Radios

UHF (Ultra high frequency) radios are a commonplace accessory that the vast majority of 4WDers use for general convoy driving and scanning on highways. It is important to remember to everyone that UHF transmissions are not private communication and anyone within range will hear your conversation so some simple etiquette is important. UHF Radios Features [Read more …]

Perth Caravan & Camping Show

2019 Perth Caravan and Camping Show Just around the corner is the 2019 Perth Caravan and Camping Show and as always the whole team from Eureka 4WD Training will be there doing daily demonstrations on safe recovery techniques including the recovery of camper trailers. We are located at stand 422 and will be giving away [Read more …]

Help Is On The Way: Personal Emergency Alert Devices

We’ve all feared being stuck without help. Whether you’re with or without your vehicle, you’ll always want to know that you’re relying on more than just a mobile phone to alert those who need to know about your location or situation. We’ve taken a look at personal alert devices to help you decide what suits [Read more …]