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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

RVer Safety: A case study – Murder on the Bear River

By Mike Sherman I hesitate to bring up the details of this particularly gruesome crime, so if you are sensitive in that regard you might...

Getting your rig safely to the bottom of that long grade

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Old trucker's maxim: "You can go down the hill too slow many times. You can go down the hill...

Apps to help you weather a hurricane

As of Friday night, August 30, Dorian is a Category 4 hurricane and it could be near the east coast of Florida by late...

Don’t stand under a tree during lightning! Here’s why. Oh my!

Here's a video of an impressive (understatement!) lightning strike at Domaine Du Lac Bryson Lake Lodge, Quebec, Canada, in August 2017. Video posted by...

Can you really be confident of the purity of your RV water supply?

By Bob Difley In much of the world obtaining safe drinking water is a daily concern. But we RVers are fortunate to be able to...

Keep little kids from falling out your RV’s front door

Here are two great safety tips from our long-time reader and RVer George Bliss in Saskatchewan, Canada: George wrote: I'd like to pass along these...
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Novel approach to fridge placement could lead to disaster

By Russ and Tiña De Maris An RVer asked if it was possible to install an LP-fired RV refrigerator in such a way that the...

Do tips for fending off sleep while driving really work?

By Bob Difley Safety is the number one objective when driving your rig on the nation's roads, not only for your own safety but for...

RVer Safety: Be prepared for a tornado

By Mike Sherman Perhaps you have seen disaster movies featuring a vivid display of nature's power. The special effects can be dazzling, no doubt about...

RVer Safety: Safety tools for boondockers: satellite messenger service

By Mike Sherman Modern technology is amazing. Now you can communicate with just about anyone from anywhere regardless of cellular availability ... via satellite. Introducing...

What to do when encountering a bear in the woods

By Bob Difley You're hiking a woodland trail on a warm sunny day, the forest alive with the twitterings of songbirds, sunlight dappling the forest...

Drive with your hazard flashers on?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris "Well the midnight headlights blind you on a rainy night  Steep grade up ahead, slow me down, makin' no time,  But...
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