Driving an RV is very different than driving a car! Most of us learned how to drive an RV the hard way — through trial and error (and a lot of mistakes). But sitting behind the wheel of a large RV on your first road trip is not the best time to figure out all the challenges and nuances that come with driving RVs. Here are 12 important first-time RV driving tips for newbies to learn before renting an RV… or buying one.
Going to be driving an RV for the first time? Or maybe you just haven't backed up or parked an RV yet. Nervous? Here, longtime RV owners share their personal tips & experiences to help you feel at ease the first time you put the RV in reverse. Backing up an RV is definitely a skill that gets better with practice! Want to get it right the first time? These tips will help you use mirrors, hand signals, and walkie-talkies when backing up or parking an RV -- especially if you have a tow vehicle behind you.
Do you know your state’s triple towing laws (or double towing laws)?… In many states it’s legal to tow 2 trailers at the same time! Here’s a list of states that permit triple towing. Plus, what you need to know before you pull 2 trailers behind 1 vehicle.
Double bottom? Triple towing? Exactly what do you call an RV towing more than 1 trailer? These videos & photos will clear up the confusion. Plus tips for RVers
The following tips show you how to best use your RV mirrors when backing up, plus how to use RV hand signals from a spotter outside the vehicle.
These simple trailer parking tips should keep you from making dumb or expensive mistakes when parking or backing up your RV trailer.
We explore all of the RV radio options that are useful when traveling: FRS radios, CB radios, and Ham radio. Plus tips from RVers on choosing the best RV radio for your needs.
These tips cover the main ways that RV driving is different from driving any other type of vehicle. You’ll want to familiarize yourself with these unique scenarios BEFORE your first solo driving adventure behind the wheel of an RV!
Maneuvering in close quarters when RV parking is an art learned over time with repetition. These 7 tips will get you started. Practice makes perfect — especially when learning how to back up a trailer for the first time.
Following these few simple defensive driving techniques will greatly increase the likelihood that your RV lifestyle won’t be cut short because of an unfortunate accident that probably could have been avoided — if you had just done things a little differently.