Off Road

Tue 4 Feb 2020

Two worlds collide: How one hot night ended in tragedy

Premium Content Two worlds collide: How one hot night ended in tragedy

With a sickening tearing of rubber and metal, two worlds collided in the oppressive heat of a Sydney summer night — and changed everything forever.

Hundreds attend vigil for 4WD crash kids

Hundreds attend vigil for 4WD crash kids

Hundreds of people have turned out to a moving vigil in Sydney at the request of the heartbroken mother who lost her three children.

Mon 3 Feb 2020

‘The damage is irreparable - the nests just don’t survive’

Premium Content ‘The damage is irreparable - the nests just don’t survive’

One of Australia's most popular 4WD beaches is at the heart of a environmental battle as locals call for one urgent change to protect endangered turtles.

‘I have lost three kids’: Parents utterly shattered

Premium Content ‘I have lost three kids’: Parents utterly shattered

Heartbroken dad Danny Abdallah, in a numb haze after losing three children allegedly to a drunk driver has a plea: “Drivers, be careful. These kids were walking...

Driving ‘on wrong side of road’ and ‘ran a red’: Witnesses

Premium Content Driving ‘on wrong side of road’ and ‘ran a red’: Witnesses

The driver of the ute which allegedly killed four children had been drinking at home with his mates when they ­decided to go and get cash from a nearby service...

Sun 2 Feb 2020

Man’s 20 charges for horror crash

Man’s 20 charges for horror crash

Four children aged 13 years and younger were killed and three others injured while the 29-year-old alleged drunk driver walked away uninjured.

Driver charged after four kids killed by out-of-control 4WD

Driver charged after four kids killed by out-of-control 4WD

A 29-year-old man has been charged with 20 offences including four counts of manslaughter after allegedly ploughing into seven children last night, killing four of...

Tue 5 Nov 2019

Cops probe video of girls on 4WD

Cops probe video of girls on 4WD

Police are investigating after video emerged of two young girls riding unrestrained on top of a 4WD in a suburban street

Fri 18 Oct 2019

Staff, suppliers owed $1.3m as 4WD company liquidates

Premium Content Staff, suppliers owed $1.3m as 4WD company liquidates

The director of an off-road vehicle manufacturing business is closing, leaving more than 60 creditors out of pocket.

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Man run over on Fraser Island

Premium Content Man run over on Fraser Island

Emergency services where called to the scene at 6.43pm

Wed 2 Oct 2019

'Yahoos destroying everything': 1700 sign gorge petition

Premium Content 'Yahoos destroying everything': 1700 sign gorge petition

LOCALS call for Condamine River Rd crossing plan to be overhauled.

Wed 31 Jul 2019

The newest place to take your 4WD off-road in Qld

Premium Content The newest place to take your 4WD off-road in Qld

It's got dirt, mud and plenty of excitement — here’s where to take your 4WD for a spin this weekend.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

New SUV crowned safest car for kids

New SUV crowned safest car for kids

INDEPENDENT testing of the new SUV show that it's the safest car for your loved ones, but there is a big catch for Aussie buyers.

Tue 23 Apr 2019

'No sympathy': Latest Mudlo Rocks victim slammed

Premium Content 'No sympathy': Latest Mudlo Rocks victim slammed

The driver of a Ford Ranger that became wedged at the notorious Mudlo Rocks over the Easter long weekend has received a harsh backlash for ignoring warnings.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

Five Rocks camping tragedy tears families apart

Premium Content Five Rocks camping tragedy tears families apart

Driver modified 4wd prior to crash that killed teen

Tue 12 Feb 2019

4wd driver allegedly rammed bush-bashing buggy buddies

Premium Content 4wd driver allegedly rammed bush-bashing buggy buddies

A GROUP of six mates who were bush-bashing along goat tracks in an off-road buggy were allegedly rammed by a man driving a four-wheel-drive.

Fri 28 Dec 2018

Coast Guard's warning after 'lack of respect' on dunes

Premium Content Coast Guard's warning after 'lack of respect' on dunes

A group of 4WDs that set up camp on the dunes at Inskip Point have angered the Coast Guard over obstructing navigation aids.

Mon 24 Dec 2018

Which is the better tough off-roader?

Which is the better tough off-roader?

THESE two large seven-seat SUVs are both based on top selling utes but they have vastly different price tags.

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Driving a 4WD is not about having an 'ego trip'

Premium Content Driving a 4WD is not about having an 'ego trip'

"4WDs have as much right as anyone else to use the car park. Regarding 4WDs and “ego trips,” I have to disagree."

Sun 28 Oct 2018

Which family SUV should I buy?

Which family SUV should I buy?

THEY have replaced sedans as the most popular choice of family car. But not all SUVs are created equal.

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