HINTS & TIPS FOR SAND & BEACH DRIVING

Good hints and tips for our Simspon Crossing.

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The tips and tricks outlined below are applicable to driving in any sand, be it on the beach, in sand dunes, in the desert or in the forest. Anywhere you come across soft sand, these techniques will be applicable. In particular, it is worth mentioning again, that you should NEVER drive across a steep hill, especially sand dunes. Doing so can have disastrous consequences. There is a serious and very real risk of rolling your vehicle all the way down to the bottom of the hill.


sand-drive-gears-wELEMENTS OF SAND DRIVING:

There are two elements to driving your four wheel drive on soft sand. These are:

  1. Tyre Pressure
  2. Momentum

Applying these elements do your driving technique will result in your vehicle ‘floating’ on the sand, decreasing your chances of becoming bogged. Naturally there is no guarantee that you won’t bury yourself to the axles, but your chance of success is increased…

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