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RV Driving Tips: Navigating Curves

Due to limited field of vision, navigating curves in an RV can be a bit tricky. Most new drivers tend to start turning too early, which causes them to either veer into oncoming traffic on a left-hand curve or slip off the shoulder on a right-hand curve. This is understandable. The art of navigating curves…

Driving RV Tips: Maneuvering a Right-Hand Turn

Taking a right-hand turn in an RV can be a daunting task for new drivers. Ditches, road signs and other impediments instill fear in every first-timer. But here’s a word of advice: relax. We’ve all been there, and after a few times of slow steering and nervous sweats, you’ll have it figured out and can…

Tips on How to Drive an RV

Though they may seem monstrous, RVs are not as difficult to drive and maneuver as they look. With a little patience and practice, you can learn how to drive an RV and it will feel just as easy as driving your car. However, it will take some time to get used to how the RV…

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Special License to Drive RV?

Do you need a special license to drive RV throughout this beautiful land of ours? We get this question a lot. The answer, generally, is no. However, certain states have different regulations for driving an RV, so it’s essential that you understand what you need before you hit the road. In this free lesson, RV…

Trailer Brakes: A Quick Overview

In this video lesson RV maintenance expert Dave Solberg gives an informative overview of electric trailer brakes. Follow along to find out how they work and what maintenance is required each year when you complete your total vehicle inspection. How Trailer Brakes Work Trailer brakes found on most modern trailer models are actually similar to…

RV Training School: Driving Safely with Dave Solberg

Navigating safely in an RV demands full focus, requiring drivers to be constantly aware of their surrounding at all times. Do you know what’s 100 yards ahead? How about 20 feet? Is there a small vehicle in your blind spot? Someone tailing too close behind? When you’re completely tuned into traffic patterns, road conditions, and…

Is There a Maximum RV Tire Temperature?

We recently received a question from a member in regard to their RV’s tires. They asked whether there was a maximum RV tire temperature that their tires should not exceed when in operation on the road. In this free lesson, RV expert Dave Solberg answers the member’s question, and gives a few helpful tips on…

RV Driving Tips: Regularly Check Your Brakes and Tires

While driving, the tires, hubs and brakes of an RV can heat up. If these items get too hot, it can be a sign something is not right with your RV unit or the brake system. Experienced RV owners know one of the best RV driving tips someone can offer is to regularly stop, get…

Pulling into an RV Fuel Station

The motto all RV drivers ought to remember when pulling into their first fueling station: “If a semi can fit, I can fit.” In reality, there’s nothing scary about navigating an RV fuel station, but we know it can seem an intimidating task. So in this quick lesson, RV expert Dave Solberg teaches you how…

Travel Trailer Driving Tips: How to Back up an RV

In this video lesson RV driving expert Dave Solberg teaches you how to back up an RV travel trailer into a parking or campground spot. He demonstrates step by step the technique necessary to safely and smoothly reverse your travel trailer into any space big enough to fit it. Similar to parallel parking in a…