Tires can break the bank. How to keep yours going

If you’re rolling a big Class A motorhome down the highway, you know that a blown tire is a very expensive proposition. With some big motorhome tires running up into the four-digit price range, it only makes sense to take care of that investment. Money aside, SAFETY should be your biggest consideration, but hey, it seems that for many, money... Read More

Seventy million vehicles at risk of exploding airbags

The seemingly never-ending safety concerns of the automotive industry have been further complicated by the vastly expanded airbag recall involving parts made by Takata. At risk, according the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, are now close to 70 million vehicles from nearly every major and some niche manufacturers. The expansion primarily affects passenger-side inflators not covered by previous recalls. It will... Read More

The reason behind our Spin and Win Contest

  Watch Spin and Win and answer the quiz question: Watch in high definition (best quality)  • Watch in standard definition (uses minimal bandwidth for you on-the-roaders) By Chuck Woodbury, editor RVtravel.com Our new contest Spin and Win Contest will be a lot of fun for you and for us, but we are doing it for an important reason that is probably not readily evident. The... Read More

Birdwatchers want earlier access to campgrounds

Dear RV Shrink: We are avid birdwatchers and full-timers. This makes us full-time birdwatchers. Our travel lifestyle puts us into a lot of boondocking/dry camping situations. What we have discovered, especially in the spring, is a lack of opportunities to use public campgrounds in excellent birding areas. Many state and federal campgrounds are gated off and do not open until... Read More

“Is there life after the dump station?”

Sent to us by RVtravel.com readers Dick and Sandy, near Buffalo, N.Y., for you to enjoy (and maybe relate to!). It was found on the Internet but we’ve been unable to find the author. If anyone knows who wrote this, please contact diane (at) rvtravel.com so we can give them credit. “IS THERE LIFE AFTER THE DUMP STATION, BABY?” Author... Read More