Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Driving an RV is easier than you think

it's the question everyone asks when they're thinking of buying an RV: What's it like to drive one of these rigs?

Driving an RV can be tricky, but not if you get the proper training.

"It's intimidating, no doubt about that," says Alan Peterson, who with his wife Margaret has just taken on a

10-metre (34-foot), fifth-wheel trailer that they'll be towing behind a one-ton Ford diesel pickup truck. "But it was intimidating when I first had the (smaller) trailer, too."

It's just a case of understanding how the vehicle handles and getting used to it, say the experts.

"It feels wider, but once you get used to it you'll know where the unit is," explains David Reid, sales manager at the Douglasdale Woody's RV World location in Calgary. Read More...

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