Where you can help Hurricane Harvey victims

Here are many organizations, including online-only organizations, that are actively involved in helping the victims of Hurricane Harvey. They all welcome your support. Of special interest to RVers, Texas State Park camping is free for evacuees; however, be mindful that several parks have closed because of Harvey, and it’s important to call to check availability. * * * The American... Read More

Do you give money to beggars with cardboard signs?

By Chuck Woodbury Everywhere you go in big cities these days there are beggars standing on street corners with cardboard signs. They usually say they’re homeless. Some say they’re veterans. Most just want money but others say they will work. I give money to maybe one in 100 of these people. I don’t trust them. I know that some people... Read More

This RV setup is seriously big!

By Chuck Woodbury EDITOR I found this fifth wheel trailer and tow vehicle at the Indian Campground in Buffalo, Wyoming. The campground bills itself as having the longest pull-through sites in the area. Good thing, because this setup needed every foot. What struck me was the Smart Car atop the big rig Volvo truck. You don’t see something like this every... Read More

Newmar recalls Mountain Aire, Dutch Star RVs

Newmar is recalling 1,167 model year 2014 Mountain Aire and 2014-2017 Dutch Star motorhomes built on Freightliner XCR chassis manufactured by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). The chassis battery cable mounting bracket may not have been installed correctly. As a result the improperly routed and clipped battery cable can contact the frame rail, possibly chafing and short circuiting. A battery... Read More