In clear sight – towing mirrors and the law

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Is there a law that says that I must have towing mirrors installed if I’m towing my caravan/trailer? The answer is no, but yes. While the road rules don’t say explicitly that you must have towing mirrors installed, they do state: A driver must not drive a motor vehicle unless the driver has a clear view of the road, the … Read More

Taking advantage of the $150k instant asset write off

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If there’s one small thing that we can ‘thank’ the Coronavirus for, it’s a few windfalls from the government! In their endeavour to stimulate the economy, the federal government announced an increase of the instant asset write off amount from $30,000 to $150,000 to eligible businesses until 30 June, 2020.  Who’s eligible? If your business turns over less than $500 … Read More

Patriot Campers take on Bendleby Ranges

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Our own Drew Pritchard (Sales Manager for Patriot Campers at TJM) recently gathered together other Patriot Camper owners for a three-day getaway to Bendleby Ranges – where they could give their campers a run, challenge themselves on some great 4WD tracks, and raise money for the Childhood Cancer Association. So a plan was made to do a three-day trip to … Read More

What you need to know about GCM and GVM upgrades now

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An SUV towing a large caravan is pictured in the arid outback of australia

But what do GCM and GVM actually mean? What about towing capacity and GTM? What can I do about it and what are the consequences if I don’t do anything? Note: The following is designed to be a guide only. Please contact the experts at TJM and they will talk you through your particular situation. The Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) … Read More