RVers’ panic over HUD proposal unfounded

By Greg Illes It’s early April, 2016, and the RV Internet is a-buzz with gossip, rumor, and (fearful) speculation concerning a soon-to-be-released regulatory revision from the HUD government agency. A quick search for “HUD RV” will turn up plenty of threats and worries. Quick summary: the rule benefits RVer’s and does not restrict residency. Here’s why: HUD is an acronym... Read More

What would you do if your dump valve suddenly malfunctioned?

If you’ve never had your RV waste valve leak, break, or freeze in the open position, you’ve likely never thought about the need for a quick fix. But consider these situations: (1) You park in your campsite and start setting up, which includes attaching your dump hose. But you discover that your valve is leaking onto the ground. (2) You... Read More

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