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RV Doctor: Trailer breakaway switch and inverter questions

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

OK to use cruise control while towing?

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By Russ and Tiña De Maris When towing a travel trailer, can you use the cruise control? What about an overdrive transmission? These are questions...

A tow vehicle that eats hay instead of gas? We’re not horsing around…

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Now this is something we've never seen before... Forget filling up the gas tank and forget buying a new Ford F250. All you need to...

Alternatives to hitch ball grease

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Video: Trailer flips, tumbles on highway

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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

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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

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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 …

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  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...
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