Sticky situations: How to drive in mud?


Like a child jumping in puddles, driving through muddy tracks in your brand new 4×4 is very tempting at first glance.

While it may be the most fun you’ve had all week, the tears of joy can quickly turn into a disaster if proper care isn’t taken.

Mud can vary from black silt to brown clay to salt pan, and every mud track is different so precaution must be exercised to ensure you don’t damage your 4WD or any vital underbody components.