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Driving your RV part 3: Passing and being passed

By Russ and Tiña De MarisDriving a big motorhome or pulling a travel trailer, either way, you'll quickly find out you don't have the...

Driving your RV part 4: Making turns with a trailer

By Russ and Tiña De MarisGetting accustomed to driving an RV is different for each kind of rig. Making turns in your motorhome isn't...

Driving your RV part 5: Backing up your rig

By Russ and Tiña De MarisFor new RVers, backing up the RV may be one of the most fearful of all of the "new"...

RV owners sue Dometic for refrigerator defect linked to explosions and fires

April 26 update: See bottom of this articleSAN FRANCISCO (April 21, 2016) — A group of RV owners filed a nationwide class-action lawsuit against...

RV Travel Reader Pets Issue 23

Reader PetsDo you travel with a pet? We'd love to introduce your pet(s) to fellow readers. Here's what we need: a photo or two...

RV brake controllers–which for you?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisIn another post we explained why you might need a brake controller. Now we talk about choosing one. It...

New RVer asks: Should I use holding tank treatments?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris"I stink, therefore I am," says my philosopher. He lives under my RV, and travels everywhere with me. He...

New RVer asks: What happened to my fuel economy?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisA gent new to RVing was in a bit of a quandary: Looking for good economy he bought himself...

Norcold refrigerator gets warm. What’s the problem?

Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a question he received from one of our readers.Dear Chris, We have a 4-door model Norcold...

RV recipes and a free downloadable cookbook, too

By Bob DifleyCooking, eating, and sharing great meals is one of life's most enjoyable pleasures. The number of cookbooks available in bookstores and on...

Do you know your RV smells?

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris RVs have their own peculiar smells. A frequent complaint about a new RV is that of the acrid odor...

What kind of TP in your RV?

By Russ and Tiña De MarisHere's the typical blurb used by RV toilet paper pushers:"Enjoy luxurious 2-ply comfort in an RV toilet paper that...