The Best Off Road Hitch

Gate safety review: Close, Real Close Call

Wednesday May 23rd 2012

Most of us have to drive through access gates at some point in our driving careers. Sometimes they are a bit hidden as in this experience. Which also brings up offroad safety and outback travel, and the amount of things that could go wrong. Even worse if you are towing because pulling up takes longer and your offroad trailer could push you around. There are so many things to be aware of all the time. including towing safety.

We have had numerous incidents with gates swinging in the wind and hitting vehicles. This guy caught a gate that was probably hidden by the tree line as he rounded the corner. Share the following pictures as you see fit. Look at all three pictures to see how lucky this guy really was.

4WD speared by gate

inside 4WD speared by gate

Inside 4WD speared by gate

I bet the first thing the driver checked was to see if Mr. Wiggles and his two neighbours were still in town…