Misunderstanding vehicle manufacturer recommendations contributes to caravan crash stats

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated May 29 2022 - 6:50am, first published 4:30am
A diagram taken from a Pedders Suspension email, explaining the different weight measurements and what is taken to calculate them. Picture: Police Media

Overweight and poorly loaded caravans and tow vehicles are contributing to nearly half the number of traffic crashes in Queensland where the vehicle towing the caravan is at fault, police say.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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