Whether you’re on an RV camping vacation or living full-time in a motorhome or camper, there are ways to help you from becoming a victim of crime. There are precautions and safety measure you can take to make it more difficult for criminals to take what’s yours or threaten your family members. Even when boondocking in a remote location, camping off the grid or even parking at a popular campground, personal safety and RV security should be your top priorities to help keep you and your family safe.
It’s important to take certain safety precautions when leaving your pet alone in your RV or camper while you go exploring. But during the hot summer months, it’s imperative to know how to keep your pets cool and comfortable when it’s hot outside.
Did you know that half of those living on the road lack emergency supplies in the event of a disaster? Having an RV 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.
You just bought a new camper or new-to-you RV. However, before you turn the key to your new or new-to-you motorhome or hitch up that fifth wheel or trailer, you’ll need a basic RV accessories starter kit. By having the right RV gear, you’ll have less stress and you’ll look like you actually know what you’re doing when setting up your RV.
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”
Like shoes on a person, the most important feature on your RV are the tires. They support and carry your load and weight for as long as your moving. Oftentimes though, those tires on a motorhome, fifth wheel or trailer tires are overlooked which could lead you right into the path of destruction. 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. 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.
When driving your motorhome or pulling your travel trailer or fifth wheel down the road, it’s not a matter of if you’re RV, tow vehicle or toad will have a tire blowout but when. But by having the right tire pressure monitoring system, you’ll actually know any tire discrepancies before it happens. So, let’s talk about Truck Systems Technologies TST 507 RV 6 C TPMS, installation, how it works and our product review.
Depending on what size of RV or camper you own, you may need or want to supplement your heating system with one or more portable heaters. But what kind of space heater should you get? Keep reading to find out!