RVers’ panic over HUD proposal unfounded

By Greg Illes It’s early April, 2016, and the RV Internet is a-buzz with gossip, rumor, and (fearful) speculation concerning a soon-to-be-released regulatory revision from the HUD government agency. A quick search for “HUD RV” will turn up plenty of threats and worries. Quick summary: the rule benefits RVer’s and does not restrict residency. Here’s why: HUD is an acronym... Read More

What would you do if your dump valve suddenly malfunctioned?

If you’ve never had your RV waste valve leak, break, or freeze in the open position, you’ve likely never thought about the need for a quick fix. But consider these situations: (1) You park in your campsite and start setting up, which includes attaching your dump hose. But you discover that your valve is leaking onto the ground. (2) You... Read More

Worst states for speed traps named

Waunakee, WI, Nov. 23, 2015 — When it comes to embracing transparency, no government enterprise fails more miserably than traffic enforcement. Police departments and municipalities resist disclosing the number of tickets they issue for fear of branding their communities as speed traps. And local courts routinely reduce speeding charges to non-moving violations to avoid sharing ticket revenue with the state.... Read More

Get rid of mold with a non-bleach cleaner

Getting rid of mold is never fun, especially when the process involves bleach.  Shurhold’s Moldaway is an effective bleach alternative, containing no bleach or chlorine products, and is safe on all colors as well as most fabrics. A scientifically formulated, powdered, oxygenated cleaner, Moldaway can be used on a variety of materials, including vinyl, canvas, plastic, carpeting, interior and exterior... Read More