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Is Your RV Ready For The Holiday Weekend?

This weekend marks the start of the camping season and that means getting your RV road ready for new adventures. AAA travel projects 37.2 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home for Memorial Weekend. That’s the highest … Continue reading

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Prep Your RV For Summer In 5 Easy Steps

The weather is getting warmer and summer will soon be here. Now is the time to start planning your summer vacation. But prior to booking a campsite, owners of recreational vehicles should perform some basic and routine maintenance to ensure … Continue reading

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Prep Your RV For Spring in 10 Easy Steps

It’s that time of year again! With temperatures rising now is the time to take your RV out of winter hibernation. Thoroughly inspect the RV and prepare it for that first road trip or weekend getaway to your favorite camping … Continue reading

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RV Destinations For Cold Weather Camping

“Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…” Cold weather months can be a great time to travel and camp in a recreational vehicle. Spending the winter in an RV where the temperature plunges down to 20 degrees below … Continue reading

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6 RV Safety Accessories

In previous articles on Vogel Talks RVing, I’ve discussed safety tips and useful items and accessories to travel with on RV road trips. Today’s post details six safety items and accessories to pack in your recreational vehicle. Fire extinguishers All … Continue reading

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RV Fire Safety

There is no shortage of news stories about devastating losses due to various weather conditions. Now that summer is here, the weather becomes ripe for wildfires and forest fires. I seems that the entire West is burning with reports of … Continue reading

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Talking Points: Practice RV Fire Safety

More than 12,500 recreation vehicle fires are reported annually with 50 percent resulting in total loss. The number of RV fires expands to more than 20,000 when estimates of unreported fires are included with motorhomes accounting for 80 percent of … Continue reading

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On Preventing RV Fires: 6 Case Studies

A RV fire is no joking matter. When a RV fire breaks out, you may have little time to get out of your RV. That’s why every time you hit the road or use your RV when parked, you need … Continue reading

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6 Case Studies in Preventing RV Fires

With an average of 3,100 RV fires each year, there is no shortage of news stories across the U.S. and Canada about devastating losses due to recreational vehicle fires. These fires caused seven deaths, 62 injuries, and approximately $41 million … Continue reading

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RVers Die of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in 2 Separate Incidents

A 75-year-old Pennsylvania man and a Colorado high school student died of carbon monoxide gas poisoning in two separate incidents. 75-year-old Pennsylvania Man Dies from Carbon Monoxide A 75-year-old Windber, Pennsylvania, man died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning … Continue reading

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