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RV Education 101 Shows us How To Gage Tail Swing

measuring tail swing

Gaging Tail Swing Also on this week’s show, we continue with RV Education 101 Drivers Education series as Mark and Dawn Polk show us how to properly gage the “tail swing’ on your RV. Understanding ‘tail swing’ can prevent accidents at the gas pumps and in other tight spaces. Tail swing is the distance the body of […]

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RV Campground Tips from RV Education 101

Enhance your Campground Experience

If you know where you will be staying it’s a good idea to make campground reservations in advance. With a reservation there will always be a site waiting for you when you arrive. Plan to stop traveling while there is still plenty of daylight to set-up and get settled in at the campground. When you […]

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Prepare your RV for Summer Camping Trips

RV Education Summer Article

RV Air Conditioners The first thing I recommend is to make sure your RV air conditioner is ready for the hot weather. One of the most important things you can do is keep the air conditioner filters clean or replace them. The cleaner the filters are the more efficient the air conditioner works. You can […]

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9 Hot Weather RV Preventive Maintenance Checks

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Hot temperatures can take a toll on your RV, inside and out. In this article I would like to offer 9 hot weather RV preventive maintenance checks to help make sure you and your RV are ready to deal with the summer heat. Let’s start outside the RV. Outside the RV: It doesn’t matter if it’s […]

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RV Driving Tips & Tricks

Driving Tips from Mark and Dawn Polk for Rollin On TV

Towing a trailer or driving a large motorhome is different than driving a compact automobile. The more proficient your driving skills and knowledge are, the more your confidence and abilities increase. There are several driving techniques, mostly used to train professional drivers that cross over nicely in RV driver education. When you learn these simple […]

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RV Essential Items for Every RV Trip

RV Essential Items for RV Travel

When you go camping there are nice to have items and what I refer to as essential items. Here are my top 5 RV essential items you won’t want to be without when you arrive at your favorite camping destination. Surge Protector To help protect the RV’s electrical system use some type of surge protector. […]

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Post Winter RV Check-Up

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Your house-on-wheels sat in storage for several months this winter and now it’s time for another camping season. What do you check to make sure the RV is safe and ready to use when you head out on your first RV trip of the season? There are lots of preventive maintenance checks you can perform, […]

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RV Winter Check-up – 7 Tips


We enjoy using our RV as late in the year as possible, but this requires some cold weather preventive maintenance, especially if you reside or travel in a colder region of the country. Do not confuse this RV winter check-up with winterizing or preparing the RV for cold weather storage. All we are doing here […]

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