Category Archives: RV Safety

Camper Bought On Craiglist Was Stolen

For many Americans and Canadians buying items advertized on Craiglist and other classified sites has become a great way to locate deals. Unfortunately, those sites are also a hotbed of con artists looking to make a quick buck. In earlier … Continue reading

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National Parks Week & Equal-i-zer Hitch Facebook Contest

To celebrate National Parks Week, Equal-i-zer Hitch is giving away a free National Parks Pass via Facebook and has created an Infographic all about the history of our National Parks. Equal-i-zer hitch is a favorite among trailer owners. And those trailer owners … Continue reading

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Insurance Company Files Suit Against Winnebago for RV Fire

An insurance company filed a grievance on behalf of its client against a recreational vehicle manufacturer for alleged liability in a 2013 incident. Progressive Classic Insurance Company, as subrogee of Jerry Harry, of Cleveland, Ohio, brought a complaint against Winnebago … Continue reading

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Orion Safety Introduces Bear Deterrent Offering Long Distance Protection

Easton, Maryland-based Orion Safety Products introduces a new Bear Deterrent that offers long distance protection. The product produces a loud “gunshot” sound, a bright dynamic flash and smoke, and is designed to scare bears away before they are close enough … Continue reading

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Testing an Airstream in the Arctic

It’s not unusual for auto engineers to test their vehicles in the arctic. The frigid temperatures and slippery conditions offer a great opportunity to put a future product through its paces. But the models aren’t usually hauling a travel trailer. … Continue reading

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Still More March 2015 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced 5 recall notices involving 3 recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Forest River, Winnebago Industries, and Tiffin Motorhomes. Forest River, Inc. Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2015 XLR Nitro XLT31FQSL … Continue reading

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More March 2015 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced 4 recall notices involving 3 recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers— Gulf Stream Coach, Lance Camper, and Forest River. Gulf Stream Coach Gulf Stream Coach, Inc. (Gulf Stream) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 … Continue reading

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March 2015 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced 4 recall notices involving 4 recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Forest River, Airstream, Keystone RV, and Cruiser RV. Forest River, Inc. Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2014 Rockwood and … Continue reading

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Winnebago Motorhome Passes Drop Test

With a focus on testing, Winnebago proves it’s not the size of the RV that matters. America’s love affair with RVing was born from our national desire to get away from it all, but like the rest of the world, RVing has … Continue reading

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February 2015 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced four recall notices involving three recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers— Highland Ridge RV, Heartland RV, and Newmar Corp. Highland Ridge RV Highland Ridge RV (Highland) is recalling certain model year 3x recreational trailers … Continue reading

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