How do I test my propane leak detector?

By Steve Savage, Mobility RV Service People have asked me: “How do I test my propane leak detector?” The short answer is: Most detectors cannot be reliably tested. Some detectors even come with directions noting attempted testing will void the detector warranty. The reason you can’t simply spray propane or butane at the detector is straightforward. Detectors are designed to sample... 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

Overweight RVs: An industry and consumers’ problem

By Greg Gerber editor, RV Daily Report There has been a lot of discussion in recent years about overweight RVs. Most of the talk centers around RVers cramming too much stuff in their units and exceeding the vehicle’s weight rating. Groups like Escapees Club and FMCA offer the opportunity to have RVs weighed at many events, and most who do... Read More