Some of the most common RV accidents include:
-Fire caused by gas leaks
-RV height clearance issues
-Problems caused by uneven weight distribution
Here are some tips that can help prevent these problems:
-Before you set out on a trip, check your tire pressure and tread.
-Be sure that all of the weight in your RV is evenly distributed. Also, secure items so they don't move around until traveling.
-Be aware of RV's clearance and pay attention to the height of bridges and gas station overhangs.
-Cleaning the cooking vent hood can avoid grease fires.
-Also, inspect all hoses for damage and replace as needed.
Some other helpful tips include:
-Install a deadbolt on the door of the RV for security
-Check the headlights, turn signals, and tail lights before you leave.
-Check hitch and towing equipment to make sure they are functioning normally.
-Make sure you have a fire extinguisher and fresh batteries in your smoke alarms.
-Leave an itinerary with relatives and friends in case of emergencies.
Here are some things you always want to have with you just in case you might need them: