It’s all too easy to overload your RV with off-road toys, extra canned food and barbecue equipment. Know how much your vehicle can safely tow.
Examiner.com’s Chicago home technology writer Maryan Pelland posted an item on RV safety … reminding us — “Everything you put in the recreation vehicle weighs something. That includes you and your companions.”
“RVsafety.org says the average road traveling couple carries about 2 tons of stuff for part-time travel. For full timers that number jumps to a ton and a half — 3000 pounds.”
Here are a few key numbers in pounds per gallon
- Water: 8.3
- Gasoline: 5.6
- Diesel Fuel: 6.8
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