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Gypsy Journal RV: It can happen to you

Gypsy Journal RV: It can happen to you

BOULDER CITY, Nev. — Ever since I started doing seminars at RV rallies, one thing that I have preached over and over is that both partners in an RV must know how to hookup and drive the rig, even if only one of them is the primary driver. As I always say, you don’t have to know how to drive or tow it clear across the country, but knowing how to at least get someplace safe should be considered a priority for anybody traveling in an RV, because you never know when an emergency might happen and you will have to do it.

We have seen it happen to other people, and it has happened to us. Just last night I got an email from a regular blog reader who said that her husband became ill and had to be taken to the ER. He’s going to be okay, but they had to leave the campground they were in because somebody else had reserved their site and there was no room for them to stay there. She was able to back the truck up to their fifth wheel, and with her husband talking her through it, get it hooked up so they could leave. Then she drove to the next campground. Good work, I’m proud of you Linda Joe!

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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