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OFF-ROAD DRIVER TRAINING

If your passion for the outdoors takes you to areas where the roads are less travelled, then this course is for you. Maybe you want to own or already own a 4´4, but have not yet mastered the skill of professional off-road driving? Either way, this one-day course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence you need to drive safely in an off-road environment.

The course overview includes the mechanics of 4×4 vehicles and vehicle accessories.

The mechanics of 4×4 vehicles:

  • Transfer boxes
  • Differentials
  • Hub locks (manual vs automatic)
  • Wheels (size, correct tyre pressures)
  • Automatic vs Manual
  • Permanent vs Part-time 4´4
  • Solid vs Independent axles
  • Clearance levels and approach/departure angles
  • Engine breathing and cooling
  • Power absorbing accessories

AGENDA

Tea / Coffee / Muffins
Registration and Documentation
Hand out of Giveaways
Driver Briefing

TRAVEL TO HENNOPS 4×4 OFF ROAD TRAIL
– Inclines & Declines
– Side Slopes, Rocky Terrain, Mud & Sand
– Water Crossings
– Tyre Talk
– Diff Lock / Traction Control

TRAVEL BACK TO GEROTEK
– Gradients
– Suspension Track
– Sand

LUNCH AT GEROTEK