You just bought a new camper or new-to-you RV. However, before you turn the key to your motorhome or hitch your camper or fifth wheel, you’ll need a basic RV accessories starter kit. By having the right RV accessories, you’ll not only have less stress but you’ll look like you know what you’re doing.
Being full-time RVers, it’s extremely important that we be thorough with all of our vehicle and RV maintenance because this is our home. But also, to drive sensibly and defensively. By doing so will help us avoid roadside emergencies and accidents. Whether you drive a motorhome or pull a fifth wheel or travel trailer camper, we’ll show you how we practice safe RVing. Continue reading “10 Ways to Avoid Roadside Emergencies and Accidents”
The most important feature on your RV are the tires. Oftentimes, those tires on a motorhome, fifth wheel or trailer tires are ignored or forgotten which could lead to the path of destruction or worse. So, we’ve put together our valuable RV tire safety and maintenance tips and accessories guide to help minimize or even eliminate potential of tire blowouts or accidents.
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. We read reviews and researched every fifth wheel hitch out there. Our focus kept pointing to Curt Manufacturing because of their commitment to safety. So few years later, when we were approached to be featured in Curt Manufacturing’s Tested. Proven. Safe. safety campaign commercial, we said YES!
There’s nothing worse than driving or pulling your RV down the road only to experience a tire blowout. Oftentimes, tire blowouts or flats happen in the most inopportune times and places. Also, they can be quite unnerving and scary if you don’t know how to handle your RV or vehicle. However, what if I told you there was a product out there that alerted you of tire issues BEFORE that blowout or flat? We found one! Its the Truck System Technologies TST 507-RV-6-C tire pressure and temperature monitoring system.
Old Man Winter is already making his presence known across the Country and Canada. Some full-time RV owners haven’t or won’t be able to escape the plunging temperatures and piling snow because of their jobs or other commitments. Depending on what kind of RV you own, you may need to supplement your motorhome or towable heating system with a portable heater.
Forest fires have become quite the topic lately. It seems the whole west coast of the United States is burning and all it took was a single spark to ignite thousands upon thousands of acres of forest. And, once ignited, fires ravage quickly. Consequently, wildlife will be displaced and the whole environment suffers.
But we can change that by adhering to these 10 Campfire Safety Tips…
Kayaks, paddle boards and other paddling vessels have become quite popular within the RV and camping communities. Its hard not to notice all of the brightly-colored kayaks, paddle boards, rafts and canoes adorning the tops of trucks and cars or secured on the backs of RV’s. Unfortunately though, most kayakers and paddlers aren’t aware of the safety measures that will keep them afloat instead of becoming a statistic. Continue reading “5 Lifesaving Tips for Kayaks and Other Paddlers”
You’ve got the family and RV all packed and are ready to hit the road for spring break or summer vacation. You’ve got the goodies to make s’mores, roadmaps, activity books, and everything under the sun to keep them occupied. However, there’s one thing to discuss with the kids before taking off to explore the outdoors: CAMPING SAFETY. Continue reading “Family Camping Safety Tips and Tricks”