Rv Safety

Getting ready to explore the US in your RV.  Take a look at these safety tips provided by Property Casualty 360 to ensure you have a wonderful risk-free trip.

  • Install smoke alarms
  • Stay in the kitchen while you cook
  • Use only one heat-producing appliance plugged into a receptacle outlet at a time. Appliances should be plugged directly into a wall outlet
  • Check for propane leaks (refrigerators, furnaces, ovens and stoves)
  • Have your propane system inspected
  • Know two ways to exist and ensure windows open easily
  • Practice a fire escape plan
  • Turn off camping heaters and lanterns while sleeping
  • Make sure campfires are permitted before setting one up
  • If campfires are allowed, set up at least 25 feet away from anything that can burn
  • Have your vehicle serviced by a qualified mechanic
  • Keep a portable fire extinguisher on board to use only if there is a small fire that can be contained

RV fires cause million dollars in damages.  So follow these tips to reduce the chance of a fire claim.  Travel safely and enjoy the great outdoors.

Source: Property Casualty 360