VANSafe Caravan Safety Program

VANSafe is a fantastic free educational program brought to you by the official Queensland Caravan Industry body, known as The Caravan Trade and Industries Association of Queensland.

In collaboration with the Queensland Government’s StreetSmarts Initiative, VANSafe aims to provide you with valuable knowledge and resources to ensure you can enjoy your caravanning adventures safely and compliantly.

VANSafe Qld has been designed to increase driver understanding of the challenges they may face whilst travelling on the roads, and to ensure they are better equipped to avoid accidents.

Owner of Caravans, Campers & Motorhomes have the opportunity to attend free activities including a weight & towing seminar, caravan safety inspections plus access to expert advice and educational materials.

The latest from VANSafe Education

This series is proudly brought to you by StreetSmarts QLD in partnership with the Caravan Trade & Industries Association of Queensland

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Masterclass – Inspections – Educational Resources

Free Caravan Weight & Towing Masterclass

Presented by Talking Towing, this seminar covers topics such as weight distribution, correct loading plus towing tips and tricks.

  • Have you got a burning caravanning question that you need answered?
  • Are you new to caravanning or towing?
  • Have you heard a caravanning rumour that you’d like to check for accuracy?
  • Do you know if your car or caravan weights are legal?
  • GVM, GCM, ATM, GTM – what are they exactly and how are they relevant to my van?

All this and more can be answered for you at a Free Caravan Weight & Towing Masterclass. This is a two hour seminar, presented by the team from ‘Talking Towing’ and will include an explanation of rated weight terms, correct loading, weight distribution as well as expert tips for towing your caravan safely and compliantly.

Free Caravan Weight & Safety Inspection

  • Very limited availability
  • Your car and RV combination is checked for safety and compliance
  • Weights are measured by TMR Transport Inspectors
  • A detailed weight report is emailed to you
  • No fines or breaches. 100% educational safe zone

How do I participate?

Subscribe for your preferred location.

When you subscribe to VANSafe, you will have the opportunity to select a location that is convenient to you. When VANSafe activities are confirmed for your chosen location, you will be notified and offered the opportunity to participate.

Where will VANSAFE be ?


Where When Activities Book
Lakeside Park Kurwongbah 01/02/2024 - 02/02/2024 Weight & Towing Masterclass Register
Kingaroy 10/02/2024 - 11/02/2024 Masterclass & Inspections Register
Gold Coast 25/02/2024 - 25/02/2024 Inspections Register
Nambour 07/08/2024 - 09/08/2024 Inspections Register
Toowoomba 03/10/2024 - 05/10/2024 Masterclasses & Inspections Register
Logan 13/10/2024 - 13/10/2024 Masterclasses & inspections Register
Brisbane 26/10/2024 - 26/10/2024 Inspections Register
Rockhampton 10/11/2024 - 11/11/2024 Masterclass & Inspections Register