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RV Safety & Maintenance

Wildlife Crossing: Avoid Injury and Damage to Your RV

As temperatures start to drop around the country, we often see an increase in wildlife activity as they venture further and into more populated areas in search of food. This is a popular time to see animals along heavily trafficked roadways, so it seems fitting to share with you this

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Domicile

Guide to Texas Driver’s License Requirements for RVers

Many RVers are not aware that more than one-third of U.S. states require a special driver’s license to legally drive certain types of RVs. Texas, one of the most popular domiciles for RVers, is among those.  Do You Need a Special License in Texas for Your Rig? Texas defines three

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RV Life

RVing During Hurricane Season: Hurricane Prep for RVers

I moved to the Space Coast of Florida in the mid-1990s. Living beachside on the east central coast of Florida got me quickly acquainted with living in a hurricane zone.  It was the very active hurricane season of 2004 that actually got me into RVing. During the middle of my

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RV Safety & Maintenance

How to File an RV Warranty Claim in 6 Easy Steps

You’ve found your perfect rig, done your research, landed on the right RV protection policy, and you’re ready to hit the road! This is a sweet spot for RVers, with nothing but adventure laying ahead. Well, adventure… and the occasional RV breakdown.  An important part of having the peace of

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RV Safety & Maintenance

Oil Contamination in LP Gas Systems

Liquid propane gas (LP) packs a large amount of energy into a small package. As a result, it’s an economical choice for RVers, and it is used for heating, cooking and to power the RV refrigerator when AC power isn’t available. My wife, Mao, and I run our business for

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RV Safety & Maintenance

RV Emergency Planning: What To Do in Case of RV Fire

Photo credit: Washington State Department of Transportation on Flickr The following article was originally published in Escapees magazine in our May/June 2018 issue. Though Mac has since retired from presenting his educational seminars, the information he has shared with RVers over the course of his career is invaluable. In 2012,

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RV Safety & Maintenance

Keeping Our RV Road-Ready With Escapees SmartWeigh

You don’t need a scale to know when it’s time to drop a few pounds, but it’s easy to live in denial until your pants no longer fit. When that day comes and you’re ready to do something about it, SmartWeigh has the only kind of RV scale that will

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RV Safety & Maintenance

Quick and Easy RV Upgrades

Do you find yourself building a list of ‘wanna-do’ tasks to make your RV feel more like home? Mark Nemeth, author of RV Gadget Box, can help you knock out some of those tasks with the help of a couple of nifty gadgets he’s tried in his RVing travels. More

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Fire Safety for the RV
RV Safety & Maintenance

Fire Safety for the RV

One of the worst things about RVing is the dreaded fire. This can ruin anyone’s day. When a fire occurs in an RV you must decide to “Fight or Flight”, there is no room for indecision. An RV fire will double in size every twenty seconds. When considering the size

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RV Winterizing 101
RV Safety & Maintenance

How to Winterize Your RV: RV Winterization 101

When you are an avid RV enthusiast, winterizing your RV can be one of the saddest times of the year.  But hopefully your enthusiasm is strong enough to prepare properly, in order to beat Old Man Winter and prevent him from doing damage. Why You Should Winterize Your RV RV

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