RV Tire Safety Tips

There is nothing much worse or more dangerous than neglecting the tires on your recreational vehicle. Tires are the only thing between tons of moving metal and the roads you travel. Proper tire maintenance is an important safety function often neglected. The importance of properly maintaining your tires cannot be overemphasized. Safety in acceleration, braking, steering, and […]

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Understanding Motorhome Weights

You’ve probably heard it said that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. This theory applies to motorhome chassis as well. The chassis manufacturer establishes weight ratings and limitations based on the major components of the system — the engine, transmission, brakes, axles, tires, and frame. These components are designed to accommodate […]

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Curt Updates “Understanding Towing Resource”

Eau Claire, Wisconsin-based Curt Manufacturing has made massive improvements to its Understanding Towing resource. Comprised of the Towing 101 beginner’s guide and an extensive Towing Glossary, Understanding Towing is a resource for dealers and consumers alike. The new Towing 101 is a basic guide to the complete towing experience. It is made up of ten […]

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How To Simplify Trailer Towing

Perhaps you, like many drivers, are reluctant to tow a travel or fifth wheel trailer. When towing, your vehicle becomes heavier, slower, and will require a greater stopping distance. However, even though several aspects of your normal driving experience may change, towing a trailer does not need to be a stressful experience. In fact, with the proper […]

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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 weight ratings and other specification numbers like back-to-school shoppers are to the notebooks-and-binders aisle. When […]

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