Safe towing on the road

For many people not used to towing a trailer, it can be rather daunting to contemplate towing your caravan for the first time. The Caravan Associations across Australia have produced a free Towing Guide with many practical tips on how to tow safely. Not only is it important to have the proper training and driver ability when towing a trailer or caravan, but the choice of caravan design and tow vehicle you use has a huge impact on how safe it is on the road. And then there’s the way in which you load the vehicles for your trip. It’s an important subject and best to be aware of all the factors that contribute to safety when towing. The Towing Guide detailed below has a wealth of information on definitions, caravan components, compliance etc that will be useful to anyone building a camper trailer or caravan in Australia. Click here to download the National Towing Guide Credit for the information in this article must go to the Caravan Trade & Industries Association of Queensland (CTIAQ) and the Caravan Industry Association of Australia for this Article Disclaimer: This article was provided to help customers with compliance and was correct as at time or writing – Sept  2016. Customers MUST make themselves aware of the relevant Regulations and Standards as at their build date and ensure they comply with them.