Jan 21, 2007

Learn to drive a large RV safely

Big RVs offer roomy interiors and the comfort of home on the road. While a big RV can be luxurious, they can be challenge for drivers not accustomed to such large vehicles.

A story on RVTravel.com features advice to RV owners getting behind the wheel of a big RV.

The article advises if you are nervous about driving a large RV, start slowly. Practice driving in a roomy parking lot to get the feel of large vehicle. Learning how to apply the brakes gently is a crucial skill. Large RVs need more room to stop.

Were you once a nervous driver behind the wheel of a big new RV? Do you have your own advice for new RV owners? Leave a message and tell us your story.
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  1. Anonymous12:59 PM

    The first rv I bought was a 40 Sahara, class A. It took me at least 10 time of being behind the wheel before I even began to feel comfortable. The only way to learn is to do it. Take it slow. Dont worry about what anyone else thinks of your slow speed or taking up one and a half lanes. It does not matter. You are the big dog on the road. Use your mirrors and your signals. It will be ok

  2. Anonymous12:47 PM

    The public highway is not the place to first get the feel of a large class A motorhome. Before you are allowed to drive a comercial vehicle, you must prove you can handle it in a safe manner, trucks, school bus, etc.
    Start out slow in a large parking lot with an experienced driver and get the feel of your RV before you go on a public highway.

  3. Anonymous2:15 AM

    Good post.

  4. Anonymous9:30 AM

    Thanks for the great post, I started my career in nursing after finishing a associate degree in nursing from associate degree nursing schools


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