RV Travel Newsletter Issue 860

Learn about RV camping, RV travel, RV news and much more. This newsletter, now in its 17th year of continuous publication, is funded primarily through advertising and voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! U.S. shoppers: Shop at Amazon.com  Canadian shoppers: Shop at Amazon.ca Issue 860 • Week of August 25-31, 2018   #rvtravel Editor’s corner  With Chuck Woodbury…

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Do you or your partner use a CPAP machine for sleep apnea?

CPAP machines provide an effective solution to obstructive sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. We know many RVers use these devices, but we wonder how many. One concern with using the machine while RVing is maintaining a dependable source of electricity, which can be a problem. A few inexpensive RVs may not even…

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Record price paid for lot in North Carolina luxury RV resort

If you are one of the fortunate 1% you might want to visit a North Carolina luxury motorcoach resort where you can fix up your home base lot just the way you want it. Owners of one lot upgraded their “campsite” at Mountain Falls Luxury Motorcoach Resort with a 400-square-foot coach cottage with a 900-square-foot covered patio, inclusive outdoor kitchen,…

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Jury clears Airxcel of liability in stove incident that burned toddler

A lawsuit brought by an RVer against the manufacturer of a range cover that slammed closed knocking a pan of boiling vegetables onto her daughter standing nearby was ruled in favor of the manufacturer, Airxcel Inc. A Fulton County, Georgia, jury said the company bore no responsibility for the injuries to the toddler, reported the Daily Report. The 2013 Sandpiper…

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Minnesota trooper clarifies RV overnighting in rest areas

Duluth, Minnesota’s News Tribune features a question and answer segment where readers post a question. In today’s question for Ask a Trooper a reader questions whether an RVer could “stay in a RV at a Minnesota rest area.” The question was answered by Minnesota State Patrol Sergeant Neil Dickenson. “Commercial motor vehicle operators subject to hours of service regulations may…

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Man arrested after unpermitted debris fire erupts into 38,000-acre blaze

A Northern California man has been arrested for starting the Klamathon Fire on July 5th when an unpermitted debris fire got out of hand in Siskiyou County and turned into a 38,008-acre blaze that killed one person, injured three others and destroyed 35 homes. California’s fire agency said Thursday that it arrested 32-year-old John Colin Eagle Skoda. California Department of…

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