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RV Tire Blowouts Increase as Temperatures Rise

The danger of a RV tire blowout increases as the summer temperatures rise. The damage as a result of a tire blowout can be extensive, as the rubber and steel belting from the tires separate and cause spinning and flying … Continue reading

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9 Safe Towing Tips

Whether you’re towing a fifth wheel or travel trailer, car, boat, or transporting trash to the dump, special attention to details is required. Adherence to the following nine key points will assist RVers in extending the life of the vehicle … Continue reading

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Tire Industry to Launch Consumer Safety Campaign

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) announced plans this week to develop an on-going consumer education campaign that will start in 2013. Each quarter, the association will launch a 3-5 minute video that supports TIA’s new tagline, “Tire Safety Starts Here”. … Continue reading

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Stay Safe & Save Fuel

As snowbirds and other RVers prepare for travel during the coming weeks and months, two things will be on their minds—safely navigating the highways and byways, and at the same time, save costly fuel. The first step toward a safe … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Save Fuel and Money

During the 2011-2012 Snowbird Season Arizona RV parks reported their winter residents appeared to be staying longer than in previous years, partially due to high fuel prices. With thousands of snowbirds planning to hit the road during the coming weeks … Continue reading

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Deadly RV Crash Result of Tire Blow Out

A deadly crash that involved several people in a recreational vehicle resulted from a tire blow out. Seven people were inside the motorhome when the tire blew. The driver was killed and three children were injured. The RV was traveling west on … Continue reading

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Lippert Introduces Tire Linc for RV Safety

Goshen, Indiana-based Lippert Components, Inc. announces it has enhanced conventional automotive tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) with the new Tire Linc for recreational vehicle safety. Tire Linc is re-engineered specifically for informing RVers on their tire status. Tire failure and … Continue reading

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RVers Urged to Check Tires Before Holiday Travel

UK-based TyreSafe advises motorhome and caravan owners to give their tires a full “health check” before heading out on holidays. Tires fitted to motorhomes, trailers, and caravans are particularly vulnerable to rubber degradation, because these vehicles often stand outside during … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: March 9

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. RV Catches Fire in Texas A man and a woman were temporarily stranded in Beaumont, Texas, Tuesday (March 6) after … Continue reading

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Five Things You Need to Know Today: February 17

Since I like things to come in fives (and tens), here are five things YOU need to know TODAY! 1. Tire Inflation Proper tire inflation is more important to your safety when traveling than many RVers realize. Under-inflated tires create … Continue reading

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