How to prevent your solar panels from being stolen

By Russ and Tiña De Maris Reports from around the sunny side of the nation show that theft of solar panels is on the increase. Some brazen thieves are marching into yards and removing the precious panels from sticks and bricks homes, but RV solar panels are attractive as well. If you’ve purchased a solar panel, you know they’re an... Read More

Blacktop boondocking etiquette

By Rene Agredano From WalMart parking lots to visitor centers, asphalt camping is still allowed in most towns across America. However, property owners are increasingly prohibiting it thanks to the bad etiquette of sloppy RVers. To keep this overnight parking option alive, always practice good manners such as: Remain Inconspicuous. Remember, you’re staying overnight, not setting down roots. Locate the... Read More

Traffic accident? Your cell phone camera could save the day

Traffic accident overtake you? First, make sure everyone is safe and that medical assistance isn’t needed. Then there’s the big paper exchange. Do you know the whats  — and hows —  of information exchange? It’s a snap — literally. Most cell phone cameras have a high enough resolution to make recording paperwork images a natural. And when your adrenaline is... Read More