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RV Road Rules Summary (Australia)
The key Australian RV road rules campervan, caravan and motorhome users need to know.
Proposed New National Towing Rules (Australia)
RV Books proposed new national towing rules for Australia.
Caravan and Motorhome Construction Rules (Australia)
How to make Australia's caravan and motorhome construction rules simpler.
RV Accident Data
Caravan Rollover Reports and Images
Links to media reports of caravan rollovers in the last 3 years.
Caravan Rollover Claim Data (Australia)
Some key caravan rollover statistics from Australian insurance companies.
RV Accident Data (Australia)
Some general accident information for Australia.
How to Load Your Caravan Safely
Knowing how to load your caravan safely is as vital as how much it all weighs. Updated June 2019.
Why Caravans Sway
Why caravans sway and how to prevent it. Updated June 2019
Overhung Caravan Hitches
Excess caravan tow hitch overhang is dangerous. It can and does cause rigs to jack-knife. Updated June 2019.
Caravan Weight Definitions
The key caravan weight definitions, fully illustrated, on one page.
Do Not Trust Caravan Tare Mass
Do not trust the claimed Caravan Tare Mass. Many caravans are heavier than claimed - misleading caravan buyers and owners - updated June 2019.
Caravan Tow Ball Weight
What is a safe weight to place on your tow ball? Updated December 2018
Why Caravans Roll Over
This (June 2019) article explains why and caravans roll over - or jackknife.
How Heavy a Caravan Can I Tow?
Safe tow vehicle to caravan weight ratio explained.
Do weight distribution hitches affect cornering
Why a WDH reduces caravan cornering ability and safe towing speed.
Alternator Charging Problems
Having difficulty charging your RV battery from your alternator?
Battery Charging From a Generator
How to speed up battery charging from a generator.
How to Know RV Battery State of Charge
The article explains how to know your RV battery's state of charge.
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