Weekend Warrior initiative launched for 4×4 enthusiasts

Control Instruments-Automotive has launched Weekend Warrior, an initiative for 4×4 enthusiasts to become members of a weekend club. Members will participate in weekend outdoor activities across the country and become members under the Weekend Warrior banner. Members will be invited to attend Weekend Warrior events with special privileges and access to VIP areas. “To become…

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Video shows the 4×4 enthusiast how not to approach a water crossing!

A regular visitor to the Arrive Alive website emailed this link to how a 4×4 vehicle should not be undertaken! Click to view On the Arrive Alive website we have information on how this should have been done as well as a comprehensive guide to 4×4 vehicle safety. View: Also View: 4×4 Off-Road Driving Techniques…

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New Bridgestone 4×4 series for 2013

Johannesburg (December 18, 2012) Bridgestone South Africa’s 4×4 Fundi Challenge will be known as the Bridgestone 4×4 Club Challenge from 2013. This was announced today by the Challenge’s organiser, Daniel Barbosa. “We’ve decided on a change in focus of the Challenge, from individuals representing themselves and certain clubs to a more direct club focus,” Barbosa…

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High performance shock absorber could reduce accident risk for 4×4 vehicles

Control Instruments Automotive (Pty) Ltd have launched the widely-anticipated Gabriel Safari HDP shock absorber for SUV’s and 4×4 vehicles. The HDP (heavy-duty performance) range, as with other Gabriel shock absorbers, is locally designed and manufactured for local off-road conditions and will be available at all major fitment centres and retail outlets during June 2011 “The…

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Understanding the new 4×4 Driver Training Process

On the Car Insurance Blog we have discussed the importance of not only 4×4 vehicle safety – but also purchasing the correct insurance for your 4×4 vehicle. It is to be expected that insurance companies will pay a much closer attention to 4×4 training certificates – and a new era in a much tougher regulatory…

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Damage from seawater might be difficult to explain to your car insurer

Some vehicle claims are easier to explain to the car insurance company than others!! It is best accepting that insurance is not meant to provide cover for blatant stupidity…Vehicle owners have to take reasonable steps to protect their insured vehicles!! Leave driving on seasand for 4×4 vehicles and trained 4×4 specialists!! Also view: 4×4 Sand…

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Gathering of Toyota Hilux bakkies sets Guinness record near Cape Town

How much do you enjoy your vehicle – and how far would you drive to a gathering of owners with the same vehicle as you? The Atlantis dunes outside Cape Town have recently been the destination for a gathering of a Guinness world record number of Toyota Hilux 4x4s gathered in one place. Wheels24 reports…

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