Longer wheel bases on motorhomes and trucks towing RV trailers make it necessary to change your turning patterns. You must turn wider at intersections or the rear wheel may roll over the curb. Go further into the intersection before starting…

Modern-day RV trailers are equipped with electric brakes that require a brake controller in the tow vehicle to operate properly. RV trailer brake controllers rely on a signal from the tow vehicle’s stoplight switch to know when to apply power…

This question and answer was originally posted at Forum@FTRV.comQuestion:I’m looking to buy a 27 ft. fifthwheel that has a GVWR of only 5171 lbs. Can I get away with a 1/2 ton truck w/gas engine? Thanks for any information you…

To optimize the stability of your fifth wheel trailer you need to have a fair amount of weight on the rear jacks. But it’s nearly impossible get much weight on them using the hand crank without breaking your back. The…