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4WD Glovebox Guide : Essential Driving Skills And Recovery Techniques - Robert Pepper

4WD Glovebox Guide

Essential Driving Skills And Recovery Techniques

Spiral Ringed Book Published: 20th June 2016
ISBN: 9781925403336
Number Of Pages: 190

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The 4WD Glovebox Guide 2/e is the easy to follow essential reference book packed with driving and recovery techniques that all four-wheel drivers need to know. The guide has comprehensive information on 4WD systems, suspension, wheels and tyres as well as specific driving techniques for different terrain. Each chapter even has a checklist to help you pack properly and ensure your trip is a safe one.

About the Author

Robert Pepper is a freelance motoring journalist, author, photographer and driver trainer based in Melbourne, specialising in offroad vehicles and navigation. His first book, GPS Vehicle Navigation in Australia, was first published in 2002 and ran for a second edition.The 4WD Handbook is his second book, first published in 2010, revised in 2012 and now into its second edition in 2014, and the companion 4WD Glovebox Guide has been adopoted as a student handout by several offroad driver training organisations. Robert has had over 500 articles published in 20 magazines and newspapers in Australia and around the world, has twice judged Overlander 4WD magazine’s 4WDOTY annual awards, is the Australian correspondent for 4X4 Magazine and has edited the 4X4 Gear Guide.

  1. What is 4wd?
  2. How a 4wd works;
  3. Basic driving techniques;
  4. Dirt road driving;
  5. Mud driving
  6. Rock driving
  7. Sand driving
  8. Water crossing
  9. Hill driving
  10. Recovery planning
  11. Snatch recovery
  12. Jacking
  13. Winching
  14. Traction ramps and bridging ladders
  15. Trip preparation
  16. Managing the trip
  17. People, fatigue and the environment
  18. Navigation
  19. Tyre repair
  20. In an emergency
  21. About the author
  22. Appendices
  23. Index

ISBN: 9781925403336
ISBN-10: 1925403335
Audience: General
Format: Spiral Ringed Book
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 190
Published: 20th June 2016
Publisher: Boiling Billy Publications
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 2