The majority of situations that will stop a 4WD from moving are tyre punctures or getting yourself bogged in mud or sand - and these can happen in the simplest of situations, and for no real fault of the driver.
Since you cannot plan to avoid a situation where you need recovery, but you can avoid relying on someone to rescue you - it is your responsibility as a 4WD driver to be equipped to get yourself out of the mess. Essential reading!
Article By: Michelle Martin
Created: June 2008
Revised: January 2007
Latest Feedback: April 2016