Category Archives: RV Safety

New RV Tires Website Launched by Michelin

Michelin North America launched a new RV tires website that includes information on tire selection and maintenance for recreational vehicles including campers and motorhomes. Michelin RV tires offer a wide variety of technical and reference materials to help keep you on top … Continue reading

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Bizarre RV Mishaps

Accidents involving recreational vehicles often occur as a result of mechanical failure or driver error. Then there are the mishaps that are of the bizarre nature often resulting in life-threatening injuries and on occasion death. Following are five bizarre RV … Continue reading

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Father & Daughter Died of CO Poisoning in RV

Carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected in the deaths of a 39-year-old man and his 11-year-old daughter who were found in an RV being used as a home by a family just north of Duluth, Minnesota. Two other siblings in the … Continue reading

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November 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced five recall notices involving five recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers—Winnebago, Newmar, Crossroads RV, Tiffin, and Entegra Coach. Winnebago Industries, Inc. Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Winnebago) is recalling one model year 2008 Aspect WF726A coach, … Continue reading

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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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