Top RV dealers of 2017 announced

RVBusiness Magazine has named its 2017 Top 50 RV Dealers. The program is held in conjunction with the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) and is designed to honor the top dealerships in the U.S. and Canada based on their commitment to professionalism and customer care.  Singled out among the 50 for their exemplary performances were five Blue Ribbon honorees: Colerain Family RV... Read More

OK to support just one dual tire on leveling block?

RV Tire Safety with RV tire expert Roger Marble Question: “I have some questions about leveling with ramps, specifically on vehicles with rear duallies. The obvious temptation is to use only one ramp – and the obvious response is that this is a 2x overload condition and should be avoided. However, since tires and wheels are clearly designed with safety... Read More

RV Electricity – Surge Protector Evaluation

  Hi Mike, Your articles in the No~Shock~Zone are outstanding. Thank you for caring enough to share and help people like me stay safe as we head out on our first travel trailer/4000-mile/27-stop retirement trip. Boy, we really could be in trouble without the electrical know-how you have shared. We purchased a TRC Surge Guard RV Power Protection Model 34730... Read More

Taking a trip? Don’t leave home without Google Photos

“I’m going on a 3-week cruise starting tomorrow and I’m afraid my phone will run out of space for taking photos.” Don’t let that happen to you! And don’t delete photos off your phone without making sure they’re backed up first! We got together with our friends, Chris and Charles, the evening before they were to board a cruise ship... Read More

Keep your pets safe this holiday season

Lots of us have pets, especially dogs and cats that accompany us on our RV travels. This holiday season, while you’re busy decorating, cooking and wrapping gifts, remember to watch out for holiday temptations for your pets. Our pets need to stay safe during the holidays, too! FDA veterinarian Carmela Stamper tells how to keep your animals safe. Stocking Stuffers... Read More

Triple E recalls some RVs: Passenger seat could come loose

Triple E Recreational Vehicles is recalling certain 2016-2018 Wonder motorhomes, model W24MB. The bolts that fasten the passenger side seat pedestal may be improperly tightened. In the event of a crash, the passenger side seat pedestal mount bolts may fail, preventing the passenger from being restrained, increasing the risk of injury. The recall was issued because installers did not follow correct... Read More

Winnebago recalls some Grand Tour and Journey motorhomes

  Winnebago is recalling some 2017-2018 Grand Tour and Journey motorhomes. The battery cables and hydraulic lines on these vehicles may not be properly secured, allowing them to contact the driveshaft or exhaust system, potentially resulting in an electrical short or hydraulic fluid leak. The potential for an electrical short and/or hydraulic leak may create a potential for fire causing a... Read More

Grand Design recalls some Reflection trailers

  Grand Design RV is recalling some 2018 Reflection travel trailers, model 297RSTS. These vehicles may have insufficient clearance between the tire and the ram that moves the slide-out room. The tire can contact the ram for the slide-out room, while the trailer is being towed, causing tire damage or a possible tire blowout.  Grand Design will notify owners. Dealers... Read More

National Parks announce free entrance days for 2018

  The National Park Service announced today that the public will be invited to experience all national parks, without entrance fees, on four days in 2018. The four entrance fee-free days for 2018 will be: January 15 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day April 21 – First Day of National Park Week September 22 – National Public Lands Day November 11 – Veterans Day “National... Read More

Camping World to offer ‘home shopping service’

(December 11, 2017) — In a sponsored posting on Facebook today, Camping World Holdings Inc. announced a new “Home RV Delivery Service” that “lets you shop at home for an RV and have it delivered right to your driveway.” See video below. According to Camping World, the service starts in January and select RV models will be available for home... Read More