Code of Ethics

 

Code of Ethics

(Produced with the permission of the Australian National Four Wheel Drive Council
in the interests of promoting responsible Four-Wheel-Drive-Touring)

  Obey the laws and regulations for Recreational Vehicles that apply to public lands.

  Respect the cultural, heritage and environmental values of public/private land by obeying  restrictions that may apply.

   Respect our flora and fauna. Stop and look but never disturb.

   Keep to formed vehicle tracks.


   Keep the environment clean. Carry your own  and any other rubbish out.

   Keep your vehicle mechanically sound and clean to  reduce the environmental impact.

   Adopt minimal impact camping and driving  practices.
     
   Seek permission before driving on private land.   Do not disturb livestock or watering points, leave  gates as found.

   Take adequate water, food, fuel, basic spares   and a first aid kit on trips. In remote areas travel  with another vehicle and have Royal Flying  Doctor Service, or equivalent, radio contact.

   Enjoy your recreation and respect the rights of others.

   Plan ahead and lodge trip details with a responsible person.

   Support four-wheel drive touring as a responsible and legitimate family recreational  activity. Consider joining an affiliated four-wheel drive Club.


THIS CODE SUPPORTS THE NATIONAL RECREATIONAL VEHICLE POLICY AND IS VALUABLE ONLY IF YOU
OBSERVE IT

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