There are lots of RC vehicles designed for every terrain and environment. Usually, RC trucks are designed for tough and rocky roads. However, even RC trucks have their own specifications and limitations. Meaning, some trucks can go on very tough terrain while others can only run through simple loose gravel. The key factor that determines the truck's mobility is it's model and type. So before you run your model trucks, be sure that you have basic ideas on the required environment.
After purchasing your RC truck, try to choose the right racing environment for you. Identify the model of your RC truck and it's capabilities. It usually comes with a manual instructing you where to run your vehicle. All RC vehicles can run through flat and plain surface, but RC Trucks are better because it can run even at rocky terrain. Most toy-grade electric RC truck can only run through easy off-road terrains because of its limited suspension. When you run your RC truck, try to avoid crowded and busy areas. Try to find a safe and open area where you can run your trucks freely. A common place for people living in urban area is an empty parking lot. There are also nitro-powered monster truck that are built for off-road running, these trucks can run even at difficult course. Some RC trucks like 4x4s and monster trucks can handle loose and tough terrain. These vehicles do not have stay on paved areas because they are designed for off-road running. If you have this kind of RC vehicles then you must run them on a specified environment so that you can see their full potential. Running a 4x4 monster truck on a parking area is not a good idea because it won't exercise the real capabilities of the truck. There are also RC trucks which are known as all terrain vehicles because they can run both on-road and off-road. These vehicles are powerful enough to overcome extreme terrains but also fast enough to run on flat and paved surface. Choosing the best environment for these type of trucks is not a problem because you can run them wherever you want. The tougher suspensions and drive-trains of these trucks are the ones making them run at all terrains. Once you know the right environment to run your RC vehicles, you can easily see its full potential. Running your truck at the exact terrain is the key to extreme fun and proper maintenance.