Drive Wire: The Tool You Need to Get Out of the Mud

Turning to gear - if your off-road tastes are a little more adventurous and-or risky, you have to take a look at the Maxtrax vehicle recovery device. It’s an Australian engineered portable surface that lets you unstick your stuck truck with relative ease. Just wedge it under the tire and crawl out without heavy fallout. The Maxtrax sells for $299, which is way less than abandoning your car.