RVing is becoming one of the most popular ways to travel. A successful and safe RVtrip takes preparation and planning to make it a good experience. Whether you are new to RVing or not, these tips can help ensure that your trip will be a smooth experience. As your insurance agent, we urge you to follow and read through these tips for insurance coverage, adapting to weather conditons, and driving your RV.
Learn How to Drive the RV You Plan to Use
RV Insurance and Road Service
Knowing your insurance coverages is important. Be sure to research road services that specialize in RVs. Only a few road service companies will tow the trailer, too.
- What does your RV insurance cover?
- Does your motorhome policy cover your towed vehicle?
- Do you need separate RV insurance for road service coverage?
Check Road Conditions, Construction, and Closures
Save time and frustration by checking road conditions, closures, and construction. The US DOT Federal Highway Administration website shows a map of the states. Click on the state you will be traveling in and choose a link that shows current road conditions on the following linkNational Traffic and Road Closure Information | Federal Highway Administration (dot.gov).
You will also need to be mindful of overpasses, bridge and tunnel height restrictions.
Knowing the weather forecast can help avoid problems. Rain, snow, ice, hail, wind– you might encounter all of these in one day! Below are just a few weather sites that give weather for all states.
Motorhomes are your second home (on wheels!) and you need to have proper insurance coverage. The last thing you want to worry about is being financially liable for causing an accident and not having proper RV insurance. Most states only require minimal liability insurance that protects others if you’re at fault.
The Jensen Insurance Agency is an independent insurance agent located in (Location). We can provide coverage from many insurance carriers so you receive the RV insurance for your budget and needs! You can reach us at (248) 546-9400 or online at https://jensenagency.wpengine.com/.