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Was it belt separation or not, on a towed’s destroyed tire

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble I saw a post that started out with a claim of a belt separation on a...

VIDEO: RVtravel.com visits the World’s Littlest Skyscraper

It towers over Wichita Falls, Texas. Nope, that's a lie. It doesn't tower over anything. It should have been 40 stories high, but the...

RV Mods: Don’t let appliance control boards throw you into fits

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Perhaps some of the most mysterious of RV technical issues surround electronically controlled appliances. "Back in the old days,"...

What we learned about you last week (April 14-20)

We're back with facts about YOU! Thanks for participating in our six reader polls this week! As always, your input is appreciated! You want the...

New RVers disillusioned with New Orleans

Dear RV Shrink: We recently spent a week in a park near New Orleans. It was mismanaged and a mosquito-infested swamp. It was our...

RV History: From slide-in to type C

By Al Hesselbart In the late 1950s, slide-in pickup truck campers (identified initially as portable camp coaches) grew in popularity as an alternative to trailers or motorhomes...

Take a road less traveled through Central Oregon

Here's a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Hi Bob, We've taken various routes from our winter camps in Southern California back up to...

Protect your valuables with AmazonBasics Security Safe

  Whether you're a fulltimer, leaving for a long vacation, or simply heading out for the weekend, you will likely carry some valuables with you....

Is RV industry president out of touch with RVers?

By Chuck Woodbury We posted an article earlier this week from a periodical called SGB Executive. It quotes the president of the Recreation Vehicle...

Distracted driving is deadly driving

By Russ and Tiña De Maris April is Distracted Driving Awareness month. Is the situation of such serious concern that it needs its own month?...

RV Pet Vet: How to avoid hot dogs (and other hot pets)

Ask the RV Vet With Dr. Deanna Tolliver, M.S., DVM  YourRVvet@gmail.com Dear RV Vet—When the weather warms up, we worry about leaving our dog in the...

Can I add an AFCI (a what?) in my RV?

Dear Mike, I'm an RV Technician and enjoy reading your articles. I went to Amazon to look at the Extech CT70 and it asked...