When loading items in your caravan what should you consider?
Heavy loads should be placed low, and light items high
Heavy loads can be stowed anywhere as long as there is a lighter load to counter balance it
If the front of the caravan has a heavy mass, then this should be counter balanced with a heavy mass at the back
Heavy loads can be placed anywhere in the caravan as long as 10% of the trailers weight is transferred onto the vehicle's mass
When reversing with a trailer and you wish to back in a straight line, if you see the trailer in the left side mirror, which way should you steer to bring it parallel again?
If the Tow-Pro Elite flashes blue and green what does this mean?
It's testing out the road conditions and determining if it should be in proportional or manual mode
It's alerting you that there is a fault with your brakes and you need to pull over immediately
It's determining the direction of travel
It doesn't know if it's in proportional or manual mode, so you need to speak to REDARC
In Australia, when is an electric brake controller required to be installed in a vehicle?
Any trailer that is over 2,000kg
Any trailer that is over 2,500kg
Any trailer that is over 1,500kg
Any trailer that is over 750kg
The Caravan Council of Australia suggests that the total weight of the vehicle including all occupants should weigh what percentage more, than the total weight of your caravan and its contents?
What is a common cause of caravan sway?
Not having a caravan sway control installed
Uneven weight distribution and poor packing technique
Road trains and big trucks passing by at high speeds
Going too slow
What should you first do if caravan sway happens?
Brake hard and fast as this will allow the vehicle to catch up to your caravan
Freak out, call your family and say your last goodbyes
Apply the override brakes immediately to ensure both the vehicle and trailer sway are aligned
Steer as little as possible
Should you travel with a full tank of water in your caravan?
For vehicle capacity terminology, what does ATM stand for?
d) Actual Trailer Mass
a) Aggregate Trailer Mass
b) Automatic Teller Machine
c) Accute Trailer Mount
What is Gross Vehicle Mass?
The maximum weight of the vehicle including all its occupants, luggage, accessories but does not include your tow ball load
The maximum weight of the vehicle including all its occupants, luggage, accessories and the tow-ball load
The maximum combined weight of your vehicle, trailer/caravan, and all your loads including passengers, luggage, accessories, etc.
The maximum weight of the vehicle, including the tow ball load but only 250kg allowance for passengers and luggage