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Out of control RV hits four cars in LA suburb

(Jan. 6, 2010) -- Burbank police told the Mercury News the driver of the RV was heading west on Riverside Drive when he made a wide right turn onto Buena Vista Street and clipped a car that was stopped in traffic. The RV then struck a second vehicle, flipping it onto its side, then hit two more cars.

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Chicago suburb continues to debate RV parking ordinance

(Jan. 6, 2010) -- Right now Itasca allows RVs to be parked in driveways from May 1 to Oct. 1. Outside of that window, RV owners can be fined $25 and more for each subsequent violation. However, residents Jeff and Karen Helmig have asked the village board to extend the period RV parking is permitted from April 1 to Nov. 1, the Daily Herald reported.

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Canadian RV owner challenges community’s parking laws

(Jan. 6, 2010) -- Langley laws do not allow RVs to be parked in driveways or on the street. But Drew Pearson has no side yard and his back yard is only 15 feet long -- way too short to accommodate his travel trailer. His only option is off-site storage, something he feels is expensive and unnecessary.

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Chicago RV and Boat Show opens next week

(Jan. 6, 2010) -- The 80th annual Chicago Boat, RV & Outdoors Show docks Jan. 13 to 17 at McCormick Place, offering a large selection of boats, RV’s and marine accessories in the Midwest from top manufacturers at the best deals of the year.

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After RV fire, Texas officials warn about portable heater use

(Jan. 5, 2010) -- “People who were using space heaters either overloaded it or placed it too close to something combustible,” Fire Chief Kurt Strey told the Wilson County News. “A lady who was sleeping inside woke up to a trailer full of smoke and kicked out a window to escape. She narrowly escaped with her life.”

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Ohio RV Supershow gets underway

(Jan. 4, 2010) -- “Families continue to discover the freedom and flexibility of traveling in an RV,” Bruce Wolfson, president of the Great Lakes Recreational Vehicle Association, told The Morning Journal. “The Ohio RV Supershow provides an opportunity for attendees to see and learn about all the different RV choices and to see the newest models all under one roof.”

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New York community to fine RV owners $200 for driveway storage

(Jan. 4, 2010) -- It is now illegal for DeWitt residents to store an RV or a boat in their driveway or front lawn under a new law that went into effect Jan. 1. However, three neighborhoods on the town’s northern side already have submitted petitions which could exempt them from the new law, the Post-Standard reported today.

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New Jersey RVers face new screening laws

(Jan. 4, 2010) -- The New Providence Council approved a zoning ordinance amendment that prohibits any RV from being parked on a residential property unless it is completely shielded from public view by a combination of a fence, wall, gate, door, hedges, trees, other plant material, the Independent Press noted.

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RVer launches new blog/forum website

(Jan. 4, 2010) -- RV-Coop.com is a blog that was established by Bill Wright to provide a cyber community for RVers to unite, respond, contribute, and utilize. In addition, its sole purpose is to provide a vast resource to the public and integrate networking to expand it’s uses and entertainment.

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Two people badly burned in Washington State RV fire

(Jan. 4, 2010) -- The couple, who have not been identified, were taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center and were expected to be flown to Harborview Medical Center, the Northwest’s primary burn unit, in Seattle, Spokane fire officials said. The woman, who is in her early 40s, suffered burns to about 65 percent of her body, officials said, and the man, in his early 50s, was burned on about 30 percent of his body.

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Earthquake rolls through Quartzsite

(Jan. 4, 2010) -- "RVers may have noticed more of the shaker’s effects, with their units being up on springs. In the RVing Quartzsite blogger home, things definitely shook, and there was no mistaking an earthquake was the cause," wrote Russ and Tina De Maris, blogging at RVingQuartzsite.com.

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