Category Archives: RV Safety

Top Tips For Driving in Winter Weather

RV travel doesn’t have to stop with the arrival of winter, but there are considerations to keep in mind when driving in cold weather. The best advice for driving in bad winter weather is not to drive at all, if … Continue reading

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October 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced five recall notices involving four recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Allied Recreation Group, Starcraft, Jayco, and Keystone Company. Allied Recreation Group, Inc. Decatur, Indiana-based Allied Recreation Group, Inc. (ARG) is recalling certain model year … Continue reading

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Tailgating &Carbon Monoxide Dangers

You can’t see it, smell it, or taste it, but carbon monoxide causes about 400 deaths in America each year. Further, carbon monoxide poisoning sends some 20,000 people to the emergency room each year. As thousands pull into Birmingham for … Continue reading

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Motorhome Driving Is Easier With Comfort Drive

For many, getting behind the wheel of a motorhome isn’t the pleasurable experience it should be. Maneuvering in and out of tight spaces can be a chore, while maintaining control at highway speeds—especially in the midst of a crosswind—can be … Continue reading

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Fifth Wheel St. Introduces RV Tow Check App

Crestview, Florida-based Fifth Wheel St. has introduced the web-based RV Tow Check app, available for free and accessible on smartphones and tablets. The minimum requirement for RV Tow Check requires three inputs by the buyer or dealer: gross combination weight rating (GCWR), gross … Continue reading

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Carbon Monoxide: Symptoms & Treatment

Every year on average, carbon monoxide poisoning claims over 400 lives and causes 20,000 visits to hospital emergency departments. Known as the “silent killer,” carbon monoxide is formed when organic compounds such as gasoline, kerosene, oil, propane, coal, or wood … Continue reading

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Figures Beguile Me & Purchasing an RV

“Figures often beguile me,” Mark Twain once wrote. And they often beguile consumers shopping for that perfect recreational vehicle. Prospective owners of the latest and greatest diesel pusher motorhome, fifth wheel, travel trailer, or other recreational vehicle, are attracted to … Continue reading

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Still More September 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced five recall notices involving five recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Grand Design RV, Winnebago Industries, Newmar Corporation, and Spartan. Grand Design RV, LLC Middlebury, Indiana-based Grand Design RV, LLC (Grand Design) is recalling certain … Continue reading

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More September 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced five recall notices involving two recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Jayco and Entegra. Jayco, Inc. Middlebury, Indiana-based Jayco, Inc. (Jayco) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Seneca motorhomes, manufactured May 7, 2012, through February … Continue reading

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September 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced five recall notices involving two recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Tiffin Motorhomes and Forest River. Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. Red Bay, Alabama-based Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. (Tiffin) is recalling certain model year 2013 Allegro Bus recreational … Continue reading

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