Follow guidelines for the long-term sustainability of the activity and the environment.

Follow guidelines to protect the environment and for the long-term sustainability of off-road driving.

  • Avoid sensitive areas. Alpine landscapes, swamps, waterways, sand dunes and river beds are easily damaged by vehicles.
  • Abide by the laws and regulations covering all vehicles and drivers.
  • Stay on roads. Avoid widening them.
  • Keep the environment clean. Take all your rubbish with you.
  • Respect wildlife, look but don’t disturb. Keep your distance.
  • Find out if a permit is required for access. If your trip crosses private land obtain permission.
  • Leave gates as you find them.
  • Always thoroughly clean your vehicle before and after trips to minimise spreading weeds and diseases.
  • Respect the right of others for quiet enjoyment. Avoid noisy driving. Give way to walkers, cyclists, horse riders and others.
  • Be prepared for the unexpected. Drive at a speed which will allow you to stop if a hazard arises.
  • If winching is necessary, use another vehicle. If you must use a tree. use webbing or padding to prevent damage to the tree.
  • Cross waterways with care. Use designated crossings where possible.
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