Queensland caravan owners urged to check weight regulations, learn towing skills

October 12, 2023

This is an interesting read, something we all know in the backs of our minds but tend to ere on risking it all.

So, do we really need that coffee machine or what are we going to sacrifice in order to enjoy those morning coffee’s?

I urge you to take a read of this and take particular note of the caravans weighed by Queensland authorities, a staggering 90% were estimated as being overweight – we don’t know the criteria the authorities use when deciding to pull over a caravan for weighing but one can assume that even half of these vans from their sheer appearance and presentation to be overweight then what does that say about a chunk of the remaining vans on Queensland roads…

Queensland caravan owners urged to check weight regulations, learn towing skills (msn.com)

Our credits and special thanks to the author’s of this article; Story by David Chen and Kemii Maguire and to ABC Business for the photograph © Provided by ABC Business

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