KZRV recalls trailers for wrong tire size placard

KZRV is recalling certain 2017-2019 KZRV Durango, Venom and Sidewinder travel trailers. The Federal Certification label incorrectly lists the tire size as being ST235/80R16G, however, the correct tire size is ST235/85R16G. The incorrect information may result in the incorrect tires being installed, increasing the risk of a crash. KZRV will notify owners, and dealers will replace the Federal Certification label,…

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New Zealand brewery opens dump station and water fill for RVers

Here’s a hint for American craft breweries on how to increase their business: Install a dump station and water fill source for RVers visiting your business or nearby attractions. Tui Brewery in New Zealand has done just that. People using motorhomes and campervans either visiting the brewery or staying across the road at the Mangatainoka Reserve along State Highway 2 can…

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Golfer chooses the RV Lifestyle to pursue scattered tournaments

Travis Hofland is a PGA professional golfer with a pretty cushy job as the golf professional at Twin Falls Golf Club in Idaho. But that wasn’t good enough, so he moved into an RV with his girlfriend, Nikki, and began chasing golf tournaments across the country, reports KMVT.com. No more steady, predictable wages – constant traveling between tournaments and keeping focused…

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High arsenic levels found in water at Arizona RV park

In recent tests the water at Rio Verde RV park showed a high level of arsenic, concerning residents of Yavapai County and RVers at the park near Cottonwood, Arizona. Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) officials have confirmed the levels of arsenic flowing at taps in the RV park exceed the levels deemed safe by the Environmental Protection Agency, reported…

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Hurricane Florence intensifies and slows as it nears Carolinas

Hurricane Florence bears down on the Eastern Seaboard in what could be the biggest storm in 50 years, forcing residents and visitors into a decision with both options bad: stay and hunker down hoping to survive the monster storm or join a million others that are fleeing inland in traffic jams that will likely become a historic combination of chaos…

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Atlanta Motor Speedway opens campground to Hurricane evacuees

If you are an RVer and are traveling or live in the coastal Carolinas you may not be thinking much about camping right now with Hurricane Florence taking aim at you. However, the Atlanta Motor Speedway (that’s in Georgia, for you non-Southerners) is hoping to make your life a bit easier as well as offering some protection from Florence. Today…

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Warning issued for “bold behaviour” of wolf at Banff Nat. Park

If you are camping or plan to camp in Canada’s Banff National Park note that Parks Canada is advising people to be cautious after campers had a close encounter with a lone wolf that showed “bold behaviour,” posing a risk to visitors. The warning extends from the Fireside day-use area along the Bow Valley Parkway to Castle Junction, including all…

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Campground owner seeks to replace RV campsites with tiny homes

RV manufacturers are selling record numbers of RVs but the number of campgrounds and campsites to accommodate them is not rising as rapidly. This is no longer news. But a new trend could be adding to an even greater shortage of campsites available to road-wandering RVers. Though this could be bad news for RVers, the trend could be good news for tiny…

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Police investigating Florida RVer found dead in fifth-wheel

Mystery surrounds circumstances of a man found dead in an RV in the southeast section of Palm Bay, Florida, Monday just after 11 a.m., clickOrlando.com reported. Police responded to the area near 9400 Babcock Street, where 46-year-old Casey Dawayne Cheney was found in a fifth-wheel trailer parked near a cow pasture. A large police presence could be seen on the…

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Hurricane Florence rain threatens catastrophic flooding to Carolinas

Though the wind speed of Hurricane Florence has increased dramatically, the worst part of this monster storm approaching the Carolinas may be days of relentless rain which will cause catastrophic flooding. RVers in the area – either traveling or local residents – should consider not waiting until the storm hits to get their RV out of the area before the…

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