Category Archives: RV Safety

Reduce Risks of RV Tire Blowouts

Heading out with a recreational vehicle this summer? Check out the condition of your tires before leaving home… and stay safe! RV tires are put to a rigorous test during the summer travel season. After many months in storage, RVs … Continue reading

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High Winds Can Damage Your RV

High winds can be unsettling, whether you’re driving an RV or parked in an RV park or campground. Winds can be unpredictable, loud, and damaging. Before you take to the road, check the weather reports for the areas you’ll be driving through. … Continue reading

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Planning Your RV Road Trip

Is a road trip on your agenda this summer? Prior to departure planning is required to ensure that your vacation vision becomes your rolling reality. By spending time planning in advance of your RV vacation you’ll get more out of your … Continue reading

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Tips for RV Safety: How to Avoid Common Accidents

Driving an RV is like driving a small house around the country—down highways, through back roads, and up and over mountain passes. And as more people join the RV lifestyle, it becomes increasingly important that RVers have a basic understanding … Continue reading

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June 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced three recall notices involving three recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Forest River, Keystone RV, and Thor Motor Coach. Forest River, Inc. Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2014 XLR XLT29HSF … Continue reading

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Fireworks Safety

The traditions of parades, cookouts, and fireworks help us celebrate the summer season and are synonymous with the celebration of Independence Day. But before your family celebrates, make sure everyone knows about fireworks safety. Fireworks can turn a joyful celebration into … Continue reading

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Torklift Introduces Propane Tank Anti-Theft Product

Sumner, Washington-based Torklift International has introduced the Fortress GasLock to fit all Airstream trailers to prevent propane tank theft and trailer damage. “The Fortress GasLock is an industry first in propane tank security making it a perfect match for Airstream … Continue reading

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Does Your RV Wander?

Ever wonder why you wander? Confused when your RV can’t cruise straight? Want to know how you can bolster your braking and ratchet up your road handling? The answer is simple: Correct the tire pressure. Because of the cost of … Continue reading

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Venomous Snakes Bite 2 Campers + Safety Tips

A recent story in Vogel Talks RVing identified the various species of venomous snakes found in the United States and Canada and the appropriate first aide treatment. Since posting this article two campers were bitten by a venomous snake in … Continue reading

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Is Your RV Ready To Roll This Summer?

If your summer plans include a killer road trip, it means getting the rig ready to hit the road. Beyond simply pulling the cover off giving it a good spring cleaning, here’s a list of 10 important steps to take … Continue reading

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