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 […]
It doesn’t matter if you tow a trailer that is big or small, there are everyday safety steps that should be taken to avoid tragedies while on the road. 1. Stay up-to-date on regular maintenance. Keeping your trailer in top shape is a critical step in trailer safety. Before towing, ensure that: The bearings have […]
Everyone loves a campfire. Sitting around the soft, flickering light while the cool evening nips at your back. Enjoying the company of friends and family while sharing stories and roasting marshmallows. Campfires can be the exclamation point at the end of a fun-filled day. But the last people you want to see at your campfire […]
Think about the last time you tossed an object into the back of your pickup truck and didn’t think twice about it. Most objects stay put but sometimes they don’t. One Canadian recently survived a freak RV towing accident when a flying ratchet tie down caused nearly $6,000 in damage to a truck towing a […]
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.
For people who enjoy boondocking away from it all, a lot can go into the decision on where to set up your rig. Where is the ideal view? Is the site flat? Where is the closest fishing hole? But many people don’t think about the overall safety of their chosen campsite until it is too […]
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Sooner or later every towable RVer will experience a flat tire on the tow or towed vehicle. Yes, most of us can summon emergency road service (providing you have cell service) and have the spare tire put on if you are willing to wait hours for the service truck to arrive. It really isn’t that […]
Matching trailer tires don’t just look nice, they can save your life. Learn the correct load range for your trailer’s tires and avoid scary RV trailer tire blowouts.
A golfer in England died of cardiac arrest earlier this spring after he was struck by a bolt of lightning while clutching a golf club. A few weeks prior, a Minnesota golf course putting green was completely redesigned after a lightning bolt made a direct hit on a flag stick – the unlucky 13th hole […]
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 […]