Weather apps for smartphones and other digital devices are essential trip planning tools for RV travelers and campers. But with so many different weather apps out there, how will you know which one will be the most beneficial for your individual needs? Continue reading “Best Weather Apps for RV Travelers & Camping”
Did you know that half of those living on the road lack emergency supplies in the event of a disaster? Having an Emergency Go Bag or bug out bag, is as important as having a water hose in your motorhome or camper. You’ll need it should you need to evacuate due to weather, area gas leak, fire, flooding or other unforeseen emergency event.
Regardless if you drive a big motorhome or pull a fifth wheel or small camper, knowing how to avoid roadside emergencies and accidents will keep us all safe on the highways and back roads during our travels. With these RV safety tips, we’ll show you how to prevent accidents before they happen. Continue reading “10 Ways to Avoid Roadside Emergencies and Accidents”
Proper RV tire maintenance is key to maximizing the life of the tires on your motorhome or towable camper. From knowing what kind of tires to buy and how you care for your tires will help determine longevity of use. These RV tire safety and maintenance tips and RV tire accessories guide to help minimize or even eliminate potential of tire blowouts, vehicle accidents or expensive repairs.
In 2014, we purchased our Heartland Cyclone 4100 fifth wheel toy hauler and Ram 3500 truck. However, we still had one more piece of the puzzle that would allow us to pull our load safely; a fifth wheel hitch. After much research, our compass needle kept pointing to CURT Manufacturing products because of their commitment to safety. And then, a few years later, we joined their safety campaign team.
You need to think twice if you’re going to park your RV in a Walmart parking lot to catch some Z’s. Walmart overnight parking is coming to an end; even for stealth campers! But, for what reasons is Walmart rolling up the welcome mat and telling RVs, Vanlifers and even car campers to go take a hike?
Do you tow an RV, boat trailer, cargo trailer, toad vehicle from your motorhome or haul commercially? If you do, you’d know that your biggest concern is tire blowouts. But by having the TST 507 tire pressure monitoring system though, you’ll receive an alert of tire pressure or temperature discrepancies instantaneously to help prevent those tire blowouts which could result in an accident or expensive inconvenience.
Camping in an RV in the summer is one of the best times to travel and enjoy the outdoors. However, when it gets too hot outside, RVs tend to become like an oven inside. But with a few simple ways to keep your RV cool, you and your family can relax and sleep comfortably while camping in the scorching heat and high temperatures. As an added benefit, these helpful RV cooling tips will also help improve your RV air conditioner’s and electrical performance.
Before trekking off on your family camping trip to explore the outdoors, there’s important things you need to know about camping safety! Being prepared and knowing what to do if a family member gets injured will help keep them out of the emergency room. Continue reading “Family Camping Safety Tips”