tractions, going airborne for the record, and trying highly risky obstacles. In addition to putting people at risk, that behaviour is tough on vehicles (and the environment). The only thing to “prove” while off-road is your ability to be a good ambassador for four-wheeling. Save the hot-dogging for the Xbox game back home.
Be aware of the environment.
Note the terrain around and below your vehicle. Listen for anything unusual. A slow pace allows you to properly place your tires (though a spotter is useful in
You know your rig better than anyone; know the signs of something wrong, like the sweet smell of coolant.