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Man Charged For Feeding Bears

Do not feed wildlife! How hard is that to understand? In an earlier article I reported on an incident involving the feeding of people-food to a black bear 3. 4 miles outside the north gate to Banff National Park. In … Continue reading

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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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3 Charged in RV Trafficking Ring

In recent posts I’ve reported on a variety of Internet scams involving recreation vehicles sales. In today’s post a lengthy Edmonton (Alberta) Police Service investigation into a travel trailer theft ring has led to 95 charges against three men, including … Continue reading

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RV Dealer Sentenced in RV Lease-Ownership Scam

Another day and another RV scam to report. In a recent post, I reported on an Internet scam that targets would-be RV buyers. In today’s post the owner/operator of an RV dealership was sentenced to a jail term for defraud … Continue reading

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Internet Scam Targets RV Buyers

The old saying, “If it sounds too good to be true, you can be sure it is,” unfortunately, is apparently ringing true again in the case of the scam website www.rv-wheels.com. Police say the scam artists are thought to be … 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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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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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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Venomous Snakebites & First Aide Treatment

Venomous snakebites, although uncommon, are a potentially deadly emergency in the United States and to a lesser extent in Canada. The United States has about 20 species of venomous snakes which include 16 species of rattlesnakes, two species of coral … Continue reading

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