Off Road

Mon 3 Sep 2018

Dead dolphin found in bushland, police investigating

Dead dolphin found in bushland, police investigating

ALMOST a week after receiving reports of a car dragging a dolphin along a main North Coast road, a dead dolphin has been found dumped in the bush.

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Retirees bear brunt of 4WD car towing tax

premium_icon Retirees bear brunt of 4WD car towing tax

SLUGGING retirees extra money to buy new high-powered utes that can tow their caravans was never a good idea, writes Peter Gleeson.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

'I got bogged...' Facebook page creators speak up

premium_icon 'I got bogged...' Facebook page creators speak up

The moderators of the hugely popular Gympie region Facebook page vow for the page to return

Thu 3 May 2018

This is why you don't drive on the beach at high tide

This is why you don't drive on the beach at high tide

BEACH drivers have been urged to plan trips around the high tide, after the ocean claimed another vehicle yesterday.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Why this ute is the next bloke magnet

Why this ute is the next bloke magnet

HOLDEN’S performance car partner has spent 30 years fine-tuning Commodore V8s, now it has turned its skills to 4WD utes.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Spate of vehicle rescues sparks beach closure

Spate of vehicle rescues sparks beach closure

Four-wheel drive vehicles will not be allowed on the beach for at least two weeks after an excessive number of vehicle rescues at the weekend.

Mon 15 Jan 2018

Should Boambee Beach be closed until the turtles hatch?

Should Boambee Beach be closed until the turtles hatch?

THE rare turtle nest on Boambee Beach has prompted calls to close it off.

Thu 7 Dec 2017

Why aren't all four-wheel drive owners doing this?

Why aren't all four-wheel drive owners doing this?

Sports utility vehicles are selling in unprecedented numbers ... but strangely most buyers never step off the bitumen.

Sun 26 Nov 2017

UPDATE: Yeppoon teen dies in 4WD beach rollover

UPDATE: Yeppoon teen dies in 4WD beach rollover

Single-vehicle rollover at Five Rocks late last night.

Sat 18 Nov 2017

Bruce Hwy carnage after driver crosses onto wrong side road

Bruce Hwy carnage after driver crosses onto wrong side road

UPDATE 1.30PM: Police believe a four-wheel-drive heading south has crossed into northbound traffic in a crash that has caused extensive Bruce Hwy...

Thu 16 Nov 2017

Coast star launches All 4 Adventure TV show in America

Coast star launches All 4 Adventure TV show in America

YOU wouldn't believe the crazy adventures this Coast man has, all in a day's work.

Thu 25 May 2017

BEACH RAGE: Calls for crackdown on illegal dune driving

BEACH RAGE: Calls for crackdown on illegal dune driving

FEELING "fairly bloody intimidated" was not what a Lennox Head fisherman expected from what was meant to be a relaxed afternoon of fishing at Seven Mile Beach.

Mon 27 Feb 2017

Proposed Coffs Coast 4WD policies get voted down

Proposed Coffs Coast 4WD policies get voted down

COUNCILLORS against introducing fees to driving on the beach and changing vehicle access policies for Coffs Coast beaches.

Fri 24 Feb 2017

Mercedes-Benz's premium ute hits Australian shores

Mercedes-Benz's premium ute hits Australian shores

Mercedes' striking new 4x4 double cab ute, due to go on sale here in 2018, does some Australian off-road testing before hitting our showrooms

Tue 21 Feb 2017

What was going on with the man behind WA head-on fatality

What was going on with the man behind WA head-on fatality

THE man filmed driving a 4WD erratically in WA that crashed in a fatal head-on collision had been attempting to “start over again” after a “very bad year”.

Wed 8 Feb 2017

Outrage after driver caught running over birds on beach

Outrage after driver caught running over birds on beach

BIRDS were left injured and dying on the sand.

Fri 16 Dec 2016

'Brake! Brake!' Beach driving goes wrong

'Brake! Brake!' Beach driving goes wrong

BEACH driving can be a tricky business. Watch as four-wheel-drivers hitting the sand at Inskip Point find out getting a tow out of a jam can make things worse.

Tue 19 Jul 2016

LNG plants shout locals a $1.5m 4WD track on Curtis Island

LNG plants shout locals a $1.5m 4WD track on Curtis Island

NEW 4WD track on Curtis Island leads to popular fishing spot.

Thu 7 Jul 2016

Fishers spit chips over 4WD track closure

Fishers spit chips over 4WD track closure

Fisherman make last ditch effort before the local election to save their right to access a four-wheel-drive path on Angels Beach in Ballina.

Fri 17 Jun 2016

Showing off the luxury

Showing off the luxury

The 2016 4WD, Caravan and Camping Show at the Coffs Harbour Racing Club this weekend will celebrate the latest and greatest for the great Aussie getaway.

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