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Alternatives to hitch ball grease

By Russ and Tiña De Maris  A new hitch ball is often bright, shiny and chromed. But many RVers have been much dismayed, on lifting...
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Is a sway bar necessary for a short travel trailer?

Dear Gary, I am a newbie to RVing. I just purchased a used 22-foot Prowler travel trailer and I am towing it behind my F-250....

New RVers: Fifth wheel hitching is easy

By Russ and Tiña De Maris If you've never hitched up a fifth wheel trailer, the whole thing may seem a bit mysterious. And if...

RV wipes out, totaled, only 20 minutes after couple buy it

A couple's new trailer was totaled 20 minutes after they bought it on Tuesday in Poulsbo, Wash. The couple, from Auburn, Wash., were heading...

California 5th wheel owners may need special license

Are you licensed to drive in California and tow a fifth-wheel trailer? If so, you may need a special license. Here's the scoop from...

Trailer breakaway switch operation, and inverter questions

Dear Gary, I have several questions about the breakaway switch on a travel trailer. First, thank you so much for all of your time...

Keep that RV going straight down the road

By Greg Illes There are a lot of RVs that don't always drive straight down the road – and it's not always someone else's rig. If...

Video: Trailer flips, tumbles on highway

It doesn't appear any harm came to humans in this travel trailer wipeout, but the RV surely didn't fare well. You can't tell exactly what...

Reader questions: Making the tow vehicle safer

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Reader Mike Connolly writes in with this question: I have a question maybe you can help me with. I...

Best demonstration of travel trailer sway danger

Trailer sway is dangerous and can ultimately prove deadly when it results in a crash. Here, we believe, is the best video demonstration of...

RV “chain” as strong as the weakest …

  By Russ and Tiña De Maris For years we've been talking to the bully pulpit to preach the importance of knowing your weight ratings and...

Video: Travel trailer wipes out after passing truck

Oh, this is bad. We do not know the source of this video, but we do know that whoever was towing this trailer had...
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