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Nightmare driving scenarios & how to save yourself

Off-road vehicles aren’t exactly sports cars. In fact, just the opposite. We can’t safely drive them the same way as our family car. They take longer to stop, are less stable in fast turns, and sometimes have poor visibility. Poor drivers ... more

Nov 17, 2017 12:00 AM Off-road Essentials

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Budd Stanley

Making the Perfect 4WD Trip

What makes the perfect 4WD trip? Close your eyes and think about that for a moment. Picture the ideal off-road adventure. What does it look like? I got to thinking about this the other day .... more

Sep 8, 2017 12:00 AM Off-road Essentials

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Tom Severin

How to Properly Abandon a Vehicle

As Trail Leader, you should plan for issues and problems. Some plans are generic since you cannot predict the exact situation. You apply your skills, tools, and techniques to the problem. ... more

Jul 31, 2017 12:00 AM Off-road Essentials

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Tom Severin

We were returning from the Easter Safari at Moab. It was a nice drive that Saturday: sunny and warm but gusty. Then my radio crackled. Tim, one of my friends, excitedly reported a ... more

Jun 20, 2017 12:00 AM Off-Road Essentials

Approach Angle 19.4 – A toast to you

Budd Stanley

Approach Angle 19.4 – A toast to you

Some of us don’t handle praise well (maybe it’s just me). But out of all the reader emails I’ve recently received I wanted to share this one, as it is praise for some of our contributors. ... more

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM Approach Angle