Every trailer must be fitted with a vehicle plate that contains crucial information the trailer’s owner needs to know.

We’ve busted plenty of myths here at Without A Hitch. This time, we’re turning our attention to the compliance of used caravans, towing at the speed limit, and the manoeuvrability of single-axle caravans.

If you’re in the market for a new caravan, you might be wondering what fire-fighting equipment is required to be fitted by the manufacturer.

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Fighting Caravan Fires

If you’re in the market for a new caravan, you might be wondering what fire-fighting equipment is required to be fitted by the manufacturer.

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Choose the right caravan coupling

The coupling is the point of connection between the caravan and the tow vehicle. It is secured to the van’s drawbar by four or six high-tensile bolts that have been torqued to specific values. In Australia, there are two main types of caravan coupling: off-road and on-road. These couplings provide very different tasks, so it’s essential that you have the correct type for your needs. ON-ROAD COUPLINGS Virtually every coupling in Australia designed for

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Level Your Caravan

It is the bane of every caravanner’s life: un-level sites. You pull up only to realise that the ground tapers off to the side, leaving you with no choice but to find a way to level the caravan. Other than reasons of comfort, it’s important that a caravan is level if you have an absorption fridge – it probably won’t work otherwise. Why? Absorption fridges convert their refrigerant into gas (and back again into

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