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RV Daily Tips Newsletter 937

Issue 937 • July 18, 2018 This newsletter is brought to you Monday through Thursday by RVtravel.com and is funded primarily through voluntary subscription contributions from our readers. Thank you! U.S. shoppers: Shop at Amazon.com Canadian shoppers: Shop at Amazon.ca QUICK TIPS  Do you level? That’s a question repeatedly posted on RV forums, regarding leveling an RV when stopping at…

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Sacramento’s homeless ‘shelter crisis’ could enable RV camping within city

The city of Sacramento is poised to declare an “emergency shelter crisis” that would bring millions of dollars in state money to fund structures on unused city land for hundreds of people now living on the streets. The Sacramento Bee reports that advocates for homeless people said they support the declaration and intend to use it as leverage to fight…

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Beijing RV show foretells strong growth of RVing among Chinese

The reports from the 7th All in Caravanning (AIC) trade fair at the Etrong International Exhibition & Convention Center in Beijing, China, proved the growing popularity of RVing in China. And as popularity grows, Chinese visitors renting RVs to tour and explore America will continue to grow also, strengthening American RV rental companies but also adding stress to already limited…

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RV builders look ahead to more EVs with Tesla Semi RV camper

Recently a Spanish designer based in Madrid posted a picture on Instagram of an illustrated rendering of a Class 8 Tesla Semi, transmogrified into an RV, reported Torque News. Internet Tesla dreamers would like to make the non-manufactured handful of one-off electric tractors into something that you can park out in the great outdoors, not even within shouting distance of…

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Bipartisan bill seeks $1.3 billion for deferred maintenance in National Parks

RESTON, Va. — America is home to incredible lands, many of which are managed by the National Park Service. But the National Park Service faces nearly $12 billion in deferred maintenance at NPS sites. On June 28, a bipartisan group of senators introduced the Restore Our Parks Act (ROPA), legislation which would address the deferred maintenance backlog. The bill would…

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New 330-site upscale RV park coming to Kalispell, Montana

A new upscale RV park could be coming to Kalispell, Montana, reports the Flathead Beacon. The Planning Board unanimously approved a proposal for a new RV park called Montana Basecamp on undeveloped land on U.S. Highway 93 near two bike trails and the Great Northern Historical Trail. Submitted by a Florida-based developer, the proposed park would occupy more than 50…

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RV industry elated with new educational facility to train RV techs

Earlier this month, the RV Industry Association announced plans to launch a technical institute in Elkhart, Indiana, wrote Ernie Smith in Associations Now, with two goals: first, to help solve the industry’s technician shortage; and second, to improve customer service throughout the industry. This much-needed initiative – which is being driven by a $10 million investment in the institute –…

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