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Take precautions when travelling independently in isolated Outback areas.
- Plan your trip with the aid of a reputable map, stay on recognised routes and check facilities and road conditions before departure.
- Advise someone of your route, destination and arrival time and ask them to notify the police if you have not contacted them by an agreed time.
- Make sure you carry ample supplies of petrol/gasoline, food and water. Allow at least 5 litres/a gallon of water per person per day. Drink water regularly and in sufficient quantities to prevent dehydration.
- In the case of a breakdown, stay with your vehicle where there is shade and protection from the heat