Off the beaten track - transport in Africa

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After experiencing many sticky situations, I decided to provide some tips I researched for crossing rivers. Please note that the rivers I am referring to are not deep enough to cover a whole vehicle. Cars do NOT swim. River I, Ford Ranger, Transportation, Track, Africa, Deep, Note, Cars, Autos

Driving Your Vehicle Through Water

When working in rural villages in Africa as an aid and development worker, I found myself driving my Ford Ranger over many different obstacles. After experiencing many sticky situations, I decided to...

Many people fail to realize that accidents can happen to anyone, anytime. Safety, in all forms, should be practiced by the driver and all passengers in a car. Back In The Day, Belt, Cars, Safety, Track, Africa, People, Belts, Security Guard

The Importance of Seat Belts In Cars

Back in the day, when traffic officers weren’t so common and car safety rules weren’t so strict, I was sitting in the passenger seat next to my mother. As children we never wore seat belts, but for...

Tips for buying a As an expat moving to a new place you probably find yourself looking to buy a vehicle. For those moving to rural areas or who will be involved in aid and development work a. Rural Area, Looking To Buy, 4x4, Transportation, Finding Yourself, Track, Africa, Vehicles, Places

Tips for buying a 4x4

As an expat moving to a new place you probably find yourself looking to buy a vehicle. For those moving to rural areas or who will be involved in aid and development work a 4-wheel drive often seems...

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4×4 Tips – How to Get Out of Sticky Situations

4x4ers say that it’s not about “if you get stuck” but “when you get stuck” and yes, if travelling off-road getting stuck, be it in beach sand or mud, is a likely occurrence. Here are a few what-to-…

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Ford: Mobilizing Aid & Development Workers

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Many of us, with a spirit for adventure, grow up wanting a big This is especially true if you come from a farming community or more rural area, because big trucks are what you know. Cool Trucks, Big Trucks, F150 Platinum, F150 Truck, Ford Girl, Us Cars, Car Ford, Ford Motor Company, Ford Ranger

4x4s Are Absurdly Practical – Even In Cities!

Many of us, with a spirit for adventure, grow up wanting a big 4x4. This is especially true if you come from a farming community or more rural area, because big trucks are what you know. However...

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Drive Safe!

Eugene Herbert, Coordinator for Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) and spokesperson for Ford’s training programme promoting responsible driving in South Africa, gave all drivers two important tips: When...

When purchasing a brand new off-road vehicle, you want the inside and the outside of your vehicle to remain clean and damage free for as long as possible, even though such vehicles are built for adventure. 4x4 Off Road, Offroad, Track, Africa, Cleaning, Adventure, Vehicles, Interior, Free

Cleaning The Interior of Your 4x4 Off-Road Vehicle

When purchasing a brand new 4x4 off-road vehicle, you want the inside and the outside of your vehicle to remain clean and damage free for as long as possible, even though such vehicles are built for...

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4×4 Off-Road Etiquette.

Some plan to land up off the beaten track, some see it as sport and enjoy the adventure, others find themselves off-road by mistake, and for some, such as aid and development workers taking aid to …