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Tips to safely drive your RV, 5th Wheel, Travel Trailer, Mobile Clinic

Renting An RV? You Need RV Basic Training

Congratulations on the decision to follow your wanderlust under your own steam by traveling in an RV! As you probably already know, this experience can be extremely rewarding and a wonderful way to bond with your partner or family. You’re about to make memories that will last a lifetime, but, before...

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Driving an RV is NOT like driving a car

We have had so many calls this year that start off with, “My husband/wife/driving partner just hit a (you name it) and I think we need some training”. When you analyze what the problem is, it is SO simple I can't believe it, people try to driver their RV’s the same way they drive their cars! When...

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RV Headsets are a Safety Tool

Another reason you NEED RV Headsets! Working with RVer’s around the country, one gets to see almost every type of parking space you could possible imagine and recently I saw it all; the tightest RV storage space in the whole world! This 34’ Palazzo found a parking space in what was once a recreation...

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The Non-Commercial Class B License Experience

So you’ve purchased the 43 foot motor home of your dreams and now you find out you are required to get a new driver’s license, something called a non-commercial Class B license. To confuse things even more, here in California we call it a Housecar license. What to do? Call RV Basic Training LLC! In...

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Driving in Extreme Weather Conditions

When it rains or snow comes down, it changes how you drive any vehicle, especially a large one. Often times the weather can be fine when you start out but change for the worse once you are on the road. It is the driver’s responsibility to assess the risk of continuing down the road or pulling off...

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Safe Maneuvering with OmniView

SAFE MANEUVERINGAll motor homes and mobile clinics have many things in common; they share a long wheelbase, they usually have 12’ to 15’ behind the back wheels, they are 8’ 6” wide and usually at least 12’ 6” tall. What all this means is that when a large vehicle driver is maneuvering, they must always...

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