Nighttime travel, particularly along remote roads where obstacles and wildlife may be found, can be treacherous. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that nighttime driving fatalities occur three times more frequently than that of daytime driving. During low light times, the human eye has a more difficult time with depth perception, color determination, and […]
RV gets stuck on Golden Gate Bridge toll lane. Follow this best tip to drive your RV through highway toll lanes and you won’t end up like he did.
The acronym G.O.A.L. stands for Get Out And Look, terminology which is widely used in the trucking industry. Next time you pass a semi tractor, look closely at the mirrors, especially the driver’s side, and you are likely to see a GOAL decal reminding the driver to Get Out And Look before backing up. Backing […]
If you simply can’t avoid bad weather conditions, here are some ways to avoid getting your RV stuck and what to do about it if does happen.
Defensive driving takes on a whole new intensity once you become an RVer. Every highway action is magnified exponentially as you command a rig, which sometimes causes you to question your interpretation of the scene unfolding in front of you. The good news is, no matter where you travel in the U.S., road signs and […]
Every few weeks another “Death by GPS” fatality makes news headlines. From the dozens of Death Valley tourists who make fatal turns down long-closed mining roads to anglers who make a wrong turn into the forest, more careless drivers are finding themselves in scary, sometimes fatal predicaments. Is your RV GPS leading you down a […]
If you’re from the East Coast of the US and have never driven your RV west of the Mississippi, you might be in for a scary surprise when you start climbing – then descending – America’s great peaks like the Rocky Mountains. Instead of waiting for the smell of burning breaks to teach you the […]
This RV accident scene in Galveston, Texas, is a scary sight but if you’re like most drivers, you’re probably thinking that this could never happen to you. After all, you understand RV handling and maneuvering, you know how to drive without crashing your RV into a house, and so far you’ve managed to get from […]