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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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 mishaps. Ohio: Man Trapped Under RV Lucky to be Alive The Advertiser-Tribune reports a fifth […]

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