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Move a 15,000-pound trailer by remote control

The following information was obtained from a press release.Posted by Bob Difley Moving a trailer with serious weight requires raw power. But the larger the...

Big recall issued on Sprinter vans, motorhomes

Daimler Vans USA, LLC  is recalling more than 43,000 model year 2007-2009 Freightliner and Dodge Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles. The vehicles are equipped...

RV Travel Newsletter Issue 806

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 16th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily...

Do you prefer your RV’s shower or the campground’s?

When you have full hookups, will you use your RV's shower or the campground's?  After you respond, you'll see how other readers responded.

Video released of deadly police motorhome chase

Newly released video from KOB 4 TV in Albuquerque shows a wild police pursuit of a motorhome in June that turned deadly. It began...

Data roaming in Canada

by Chris Guld, GeeksOnTour.com We just spent a week in Canada, traveling from Detroit thru Toronto and Kingston, then back across the border to Syracuse,...

RV essential tools: Caulking accessories

  By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a piece he wrote while he was serving as RVtravel.com's technical editor. These...

Full-timer bored out of gourd – “RV normal or RV nuts?”

  Dear RV Shrink: I can’t believe I am saying this, but I’m bored out of my gourd. I have been looking forward to traveling...

RV tub will not drain properly

  Dear Gary, I have a 1977 Layton travel trailer and it has a bathtub/shower combo, and the tub suddenly started filling up with water,...

Buying an RV? Watch out for blind spots to what’s outside

Something you might not think about when buying an RV is visibility from its inside to outside. When buying, we can spend so much...

Pack those RV cabinets so contents don’t escape

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris "How do you store stuff in your cupboards?" asks the new RVer. Fearful that the shifting and bumping of...
Boondocking

When did you last see the Milky Way?

  By Bob Difley Most security lamps as well as general lighting in campgrounds throw too much light out in all directions, including skyward, effectively canceling...