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

Roof vent fan helps keep RV air fresh

Musty odors can accumulate when recreational vehicles are closed up. The MaxxFan Standard model ventilation fans from MaxxAir Ventilation Solutions, with reversible fan option, efficiently draw in fresh air and also remove hot, stale air. MaxxFan Standard fans are available in remote control or manual lid opening models. Sturdy and durable twin lid-lifting arms ensure smooth and safe operation with... Read More

Do today. Don’t put off until tomorrow. It may not come

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com I met a woman the other day, early 70s, who told me that she and her husband had planned to be traveling these days. They worked hard their whole lives, saved money, and dreamed of when they would be free. Then, about the time they were counting down to their freedom, her husband developed a... Read More

Full-timers: You never know where you’ll find them

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com People are not always what they appear to be. I’m referring here to full-time RVers. You think people are residents of a particular town and then you start talking to them and you learn they are living and traveling full time in RVs. Several years ago, as I left the library in Brookings, Ore., I... Read More

America’s greatest camping deal! Winter stays in Southwest deserts

By Bob Difley RVtravel.com writer Wintering in the Southwestern deserts offers some of the nation’s most frugal camping and boondocking opportunities. Making it possible is: (1) the abundance of public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in the desert areas, and (2) cheap, privately owned land outside of urban areas, enabling entrepreneurs to build campgrounds with lower... Read More

Don’t you get lonely traveling with an RV?

By Greg Illes RVtravel.com contributing writer One of the most-asked questions from my non-RV friends is, “Isn’t it awful lonely traveling around in a motorhome?” It’s a somewhat ingenuous query that always makes me smile, but I try to answer seriously, in a way that the novice can understand as a takeaway from our conversation. Fact is, my wife and... Read More