How to keep your tires rolling and rolling

When was the last time you checked your tires? Was it last month or last year? Tires are the most vulnerable part of any RV and fail more often than any other RV component. Tires are required to withstand extreme changes in temperature, cushion the rig from potholes and bumps, and provide traction on wet or slippery road surfaces. A... Read More

Make sure your tires are inflated properly and get “free” miles

  One way to stretch your travel budget is to get more miles to the gallon by keeping the tires of your recreational vehicle properly inflated, says the Tire Industry Safety Council. To ensure you’re getting the best mileage possible while on the road, the Council advises that you check your RV tires at least once a month or about... Read More

A fact of traveling by RV: breakdowns

By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Breakdowns happen no matter what form of “transportation” you use. Whether it’s a car, plane, cruise ship, yacht or RV, there’s always the possibility you could get stuck on your vacation. As Forrest Gump said, “It happens.” I have had a number of breakdowns over the years and have taken... Read More

Stop shower leaks before they cause damage

Having a leaky shower stall is not only a nuisance requiring constant clean up, but it could also lead to mold, mildew, and rotting floors as well. Certified RV technician Chris Dougherty outlines a simple way to keep your RV’s shower stall from leaking. Remember to subscribe to RV Travel’s FREE weekly newsletter with more maintenance tips, and articles about RVing. ##RVT822 Read More