Saturday, September 19, 2020
National Forests closed

National Forests closed throughout California

By Russ and Tiña De Maris All of California’s U.S. National Forests closed in an unprecedented move toward safety. Earlier, eight of the Golden State...

Motorhome engines to cost more in Calif. Sign of the future?

Motorhomes with diesel engines to see biggest increase in costs The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved a staff recommendation to adopt the so-called...
Tornadoes and RVs not a good mix

Tornadoes and RVs: Motorhomer dies in South Dakota

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Tornadoes and RVs don’t mix. This sad reminder comes from Miller, South Dakota, where an affable 73-year old motorhome...

New TV commercial promotes RVing. What do you think?

This is how the RV Industry Association (RVIA) is promoting RV sales. It's evident from the commercial that the market it's targeting is young,...

Ford Bronco, Land Rover Defender soon ready for off-road mini-RVing

James Raia GehoCab has expanded its expertise in off-road motorhome conversion in the Volkswagen Amarok into a far larger market. The German-based company has announced it's...
Utah penalize some motorhome owners

Does Utah law penalize motorhome owners? Is your state next?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Some Utah motorhome owners have been priced off the road. How? A law that came into effect last year...

Wildfires force closure of some California State Parks

California State Parks is closing campgrounds in all Santa Cruz and San Mateo County state parks and beaches due to the ongoing CZU August...

July RV shipments set a new record

RVing continues to be red hot, with dealers reporting record sales. Posting the highest July shipment numbers in four decades, the RV Industry Association's monthly survey...

Giant wooden spool attacks pickup truck then disappears

By James Raia It's the stuff of make-believe and fairy tales. But when Jeff Smith looked at his smashed 2012 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck and...

Nikola taking orders for Badger pickup; adds garbage truck to its electric truck fleet

By James Raia Startup truck maker Nikola hopes to challenge Tesla for electric vehicle prominence. It gained further momentum recently in a unique but welcoming...

Canada tightens travel restrictions from Lower 48 to Alaska

By Russ and Tiña De Maris It appears that some U.S. citizens claiming to be on the way to Alaska may have been naughty. The...

Horrific blast wipes RV from face of the earth

This happened two months ago in Soldotna, Alaska, a small community on the Kenai Peninsula. We have never seen a motorhome go up in...

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