How in the world do you maneuver an RV that’s practically as big as a house?! Driving a Class A motorhome can be intimidating. But it’s a skill that can be easily learned — with a little practice. Here are some tips for your first time driving a Class A motorhome.
RV Driving / Towing Tips
If you've never driven an RV before, then you'll want to read these tips from RV owners before you drive, turn, back-up, and park an RV for the first time. It's a lot different from driving a car! And if you're traveling in an RV, chances are you'll want to have a separate car to drive around (for sightseeing, shopping, eating, grocery shopping, etc). Here, RVers are sharing their personal experiences and tips for towing a vehicle behind an RV -- including RV trailer tips, tow dollies, hitch recommendations, tow ratings, and more.
There are a number of ways you can tow an extra set of wheels behind your motorhome. Serious thought needs to be given before you decide what type of vehicle will suit your needs best, and which is the best way to tow it. Here are the best options for RVers…
Before you sign on the dotted line to become an RV transport driver for hire, you need to know what you can expect from the job AND what they will expect from you!
I worked for an RV transport company in Tucson for about 6 months. During that time, I transported everything from small travel trailers to $400,000 luxury motorhomes all over the country for hire. Here are some interesting things I’ve learned firsthand about the business of transporting RVs…
Whether you are going to a new job and planning to stay for months, or just going on a weekend trip in your RV, you should have a checklist of things that need to be done before you leave. Only by crossing off the things on this list can you get from one place to the other safely.
We talked to the folks at Hoosier Transit about RV transport jobs. They are located in Nappanee, Indiana and they’re currently hiring RV drivers! Here’s what you need to know
Need help planning your next RV trip? When we are RVing, I’m always the navigator. To simplify the trip planning process, I always go to the computer and use the Microsoft Streets and Trips software program. Here’s why I like their mapping program…
What follows are all the best resources I could find regarding towing with a motorhome. If you’ve got a question about towing another vehicle or a trailer behind your motorhome, chances are you’ll find the answer here.
Well, it looks like we’re going to be driving an RV for the first time in the winter snow. I have to admit, I’m a little nervous about it. I mean it’s hard enough keeping a regular car on the road… let alone a long & skinny motorhome! Here are some winter driving tips that we found helpful…
No matter where you are in your RV roadtrip, with this list you can find the information that you want to know about the state(s) you’ll be traveling through — all in one place. We’re talking things like road conditions, fuel locations & prices, dump stations, propane service locations, and more!
We recently spent $1,000 — in gas alone — on an RV trip from Elkhart, Indiana to Edmonton, Alberta Canada. We drove approximately 1,800 miles and got 6-1/2 miles per gallon. Despite the fact that you’re lucky to get 10 miles to the gallon and each fill-up can cost as much as $200, RV sales are still on the rise!
A growing list of all of the RVs and motorhomes that we have driven… during our search for ‘the perfect RV’.
Jim and 3 friends drove an RV cross country last week — all the way from Elkhart, Indiana to Edmonton Alberta Canada. This was Jim’s first time being an RV transport driver. They were taking a Renegade motorhome from the factory in Indiana to a sales lot in Canada.
Get your free road map from the National Scenic Byways Program! Here’s how…
Who knew? You don’t really have to own or rent an RV in order to enjoy RVing… even full-time RVing! Here’s how you can earn money by driving RVs from the manufacturing plant to RV dealers all across the country.
We are planning to tow our 2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited behind an RV someday soon. Here’s what we’ve learned about towing four wheels down, and how to shift the transfer case into Neutral.