Glossary of RV Terms

Breakaway switch A safety device that automatically activates the brakes of a towing vehicle if it separates from the trailer hitch. Camper A structure designed to be mounted to a vehicle, usually a pickup, which provides facilities for human habitation…

You can find a public scale by looking under “Weighers—Public” in the yellow pages of your local telephone directory. Trailers must be carefully weighed to make sure that loads are properly distributed, front to rear as well as left to…
RV Towing and Trailer Safety Basics

This article is meant to give you some basic, but important, information about RV towing and travel trailer safety. A good understanding of RV towing and general towing safety along with lots of driving practice will help you operate your…