How long can you keep canned food?

By Bob Difley Do your food storage lockers hold hidden contents that were placed there shortly after your rig rolled off the showroom floor? And one day you’re boondocking mucho miles away from the nearest Safeway and have this enormous craving for artichoke hearts? So you dig through your food stores and voila! You discover a can of these delectable... Read More

What are grade signs and what do they mean?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Get out of the flat country and hit the hills, sooner or later you’ll find a sign warning of a “steep grade,” often associated with a percentage number. Road grades seem mysterious at first, but really are simple. Simply put, road grade is the amount of rise or drop over a given distance. A... Read More

Do you have the right kind of fire extinguisher in your RV?

Mac the Fire Guy (Mac McCoy) is a veteran firefighter and expert on all things connected with firer. When Mac talks, people listen. In this video Mac discusses RV fire extinguishers. The one that came with your RV is typically not sufficient. Some RVers buy another, but is it the right kind? It may, in fact, be toxic. This is excellent... Read More

Tips for towing a vehicle behind your motorhome

The first time you tow a vehicle with your RV it will seem a bit squirrely, and it may make you nervous. But you will get used to the feel. But that’s not all you need to know about towing. In this video, Walter Cannon, Executive Director of the RV Safety and Education Foundation, offers advice about safely towing a... Read More

How to adjust your rear and side view mirrors for maximum visibility

All RVers use their side and rearview mirrors, but do you know how to adjust them to provide maximum safety when on the road? Walter Cannon, Executive Director of the RV Safety and Education Foundation, explains why setting your RV’s mirrors properly is important, and how to set them for maximum visibility – and safety. Read More

Replace or repair your damaged RV power cord?

Nothing lasts forever, including most of the parts that make up your RV. For instance, sooner or later, the connection between your RV’s power cord and its plug will begin to separate. When this happens, you have a couple of options, which Gary Bunzer, the RV Doctor, explains. Be sure to subscribe to the FREE RVTravel newsletter for news, how-to... Read More

Superbumper can save you severe damage in rear end collisions

  RVtravel.com contributor Gyro Gearloose reviews the Superbumper and shows how his truck survived a rear-end collision with virtually no damage while the vehicle that hit him was totaled. Presented by RVtravel. Sign up for our newsletter, published weekly since 2001. The Superbumper is available from Mohr Manufacturing. Read More