A good RV driving school can teach you all the same skills that the professional truck drivers need — including how to make a daily safety inspection to ensure that your RV is ready to hit the road, and how to handle your RV in many different situations. Here’s how you can find RV training schools, seminars, and courses in your area.
If it has to do with full-size motorcoaches and motor homes, then we're talking about it here! RVers share their personal tips for downsizing your life to become a full-time RVer and travel in a motor home, how to do motorhome repairs yourself, and the best motorhome accessories & add-ons for newbies.
Fleetwood travel trailers have officially become a classic RV vehicle. On March 9, 2009 Fleetwood stopped producing new travel trailers. Fleetwood motorhomes are still going strong, however. Here’s the scoop…
It’s easier — and safer — to buy a new car these days than it is to buy a new or used RV in many cases. Here’s why… and what to look for.
If you’re in the market for a new RV, you might want to consider one of the Class B motorhomes based on the Dodge Sprinter. The Dodge Sprinter platform replaces the Dodge Tradesman.
Does this bleak economy indicate the death of the RV lifestyle? Will the RV industry disappear? I don’t think so. It may go through some dramatic changes, there may be some downsizing, and quite possibly some manufacturers will fall by the wayside, but if you ask me RVing will survive. Here’s how.
Just like homeowners are starting to downsize their homes in order to become more cost & space-conscious, RVers are also downsizing these says, as a way to save money while still having fun out on the road. Here are the pros & cons of downsizing your RV lifestyle, plus a few things you may want to think about.
Some very famous people have enjoyed the RV lifestyle. Here are some of the rich and famous stories surrounding RVs, motorhomes, and Airstream trailers.
Fleetwood is one RV manufacturer that knows the business inside and out, and side to side. Fleetwood is indeed the be all, do all of the RV manufacturing industry. Here’s why.
This year Country Coach has brought to market a project that’s been 18 months in the works: the new Veranda motorcoach has arrived. It’s a 45-foot motorhome with an incredible slideout that turns into a 13-foot balcony!
Gulf Stream, a leading manufacturer of a full range of RV products was founded and is still owned by the Shea family — since 1971. Gulf Stream strives to follow all the units they build throughout their entire life. They not only register the RVs of original owners, but also second owners. Now that’s a level of commitment most other RV manufacturers just don’t bother with!
Having appliances like the RV refrigerator or plumbing give you problems can be annoying, but when the RV’s motor sputters to a halt and all you get is a Click, Click when you attempt to restart… things can get serious real quick. Your options for seeking roadside assistance vary greatly, depending on what type of RV you have.
As a full time RVer, you need an insurance policy that is similar to a homeowner’s insurance policy. Adding your RV onto your standard auto insurance policy isn’t enough. Find RV insurance online with these reputable companies that insure RVs.
The fact of the matter is, the longer a motorhome is parked and unused, the faster its value declines. Top that with the fact that RVs stored in harsher climates — either too hot or too cold; too dry or too snowy & rainy — can be dramatically decrease in value and even become worthless. Here’s what to look for before you buy a used RV motorhome.
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.
If you’ve stored your RV for the winter, then it’s time to get it out of storage and get things in order for your summer travels. Here’s how I prepare our RV each year for a summer of fun on the road…
Following are some questions you’ll want to ask yourself, along with some of the differences between the various types of recreational vehicles on the market today. Great tips for buying a new or used RV.
We made the decision to hit the road as full time RVers with little more preparation than a few years worth of subscriptions to Trailer Life magazine. We made many mistakes along the way. Hopefully, these tips will help you avoid some of the pitfalls that we fell victim to during our first year of full time RV living!
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…
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
Deciding which RV is right for you may be easier if you think of it as buying a HOME instead of thinking of it as buying an RV. After all, if you’re going to be a fulltime RVer, your RV will BE a home. Here’s what you need to know about the types and sizes of RVs, travel trailers, and motorhomes; towable trailers and tow vehicles, RV floorplans, and more!
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.
Looking for an RV checklist? These are the best of the best checklists for full-time RVers, part-timers, RV renters, or those who enjoy driving 5th wheels and RV travel trailers.
Here’s my review of the movie ‘RV’ starring Robin Williams. There are lots of funny references in this movie that RV owners will enjoy. And if you’re planning on renting an RV any time soon… then you’ll appreciate this movie.
A growing list of all of the RVs and motorhomes that we have driven… during our search for ‘the perfect RV’.