Have your vehicle properly insured, or at least have third party property cover, current policy information will be required by the Club’s Membership Officer as a Club record, this ensures in the unfortunate event of an accident and damage to property, a claim for reimbursement will be satisfied.
Code of Ethics
- Keep your Campsite and the environment clean. Carry your own and maybe other people’s rubbish home too.
- Respect our wildlife, this may mean leaving your pets at home to protect native animals. Stop look but never disturb or chase animals. It can affect their survival.
- Be careful with fire. Obey all fire restrictions. Use only the fire places provided. Extinguish your fire before leaving. Do not interfere with native plants.
- Keep to walking tracks as they are designed to have minimal impact on National Parks and other areas.
- Avoid noise and dust pollution near settlements, homesteads and general recreation areas. This may mean lowering the speed of your vehicle.
- Keep to constructed vehicle tracks. Drive off road tracks only when you have special permission.
- Alpine areas, swamps and vegetated dunes are easily damaged. Avoid them.
- Keep to restrictions on public land. Respect national parks and other conservation areas.
- Get permission before driving onto private land. Leave livestock alone and gates as found.
- Keep your vehicle mechanically sound and quiet with an efficient muffler.
- Take adequate water, food, fuel and spares on trips. ln remote areas travel with another vehicle.
- Help in bushfire emergencies and search rescues, if you are properly equipped and available.
Copyright Ballina Four Wheel Drive Club (Last Revised April 1, 2003)
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