How 4WDs work and how to drive them
In this second edition of the bestselling and meticulously researched 4WD Handbook, offroad journalist and instructor Robert Pepper provides an in-depth explanation of how 4WDs work from a driver's perspective, including differentials, suspension, tyres and electronic driving aids.
He shares practical techniques for dealing with all kinds of terrain including dirt, mud, rock, sand, snow and water, as well as chapters on softroaders and night driving.
This second edition has been comprehensively revised to include photographs and driving techniques for the very latest vehicles.
There are also new chapters on off-road towing, choosing a vehicle and driving unfamiliar vehicles.
The 4WD Handbook also provides comprehensive explanations of how to get yourself out of trouble always a possibility when exploring challenging terrain with detailed chapters regarding recovery techniques. (Rear cover text)