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ATM vs GTM

Caravanning. It’s Australia’s favourite pastime but to do it safely and legally requires an understanding of some essential terminology. Weights are a case in point. Tare, GTM, ATM, ball weight… and those are just for the caravan. The vehicle that tows it has weight

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ATM vs GTM

Caravanning. It’s Australia’s favourite pastime but to do it safely and legally requires an understanding of some essential terminology. Weights are a case in point. Tare, GTM, ATM, ball weight… and those are just for the caravan. The vehicle that tows it has weight

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Why Ball Weight Is Important

Of all the accessories, knick-knacks and odds and ends in my garage related to caravanning, none are more frequently used than my portable ball weight scale. It’s nothing special, nor was it expensive. But it’s accurate, and it’s saved me from overloading my towbar

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Essential Caravanning Equipment

There are a lot of things that are considered essential on the road. In reality, however, much of the gear people tend to pack are ‘wants’ rather than ‘needs’. These items are among the things you shouldn’t leave home without… 1. BARBECUE You can’t rely

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