Should you be concerned with distracted driving?

“The numbers from the collisions are grim: Eight dead, more than 1,160 injured. Every day,” Shelly White writes in an article published by Safeco Insurance. The cause of the collisions? Distracted driving. That’s according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).” NHTSA also reports that distracted driving accounts for 18% of crashes and 10% of…

Tombstone, AZ: America’s Second Amendment City

Squatting among the sagebrush and creosote of southeastern Arizona’s desert, Tombstone forms one corner of a triangle along with Sierra Vista and Bisbee. Though the huge Fort Huachuca dominates the culture and economy of Siera Vista, Bisbee and Tombstone are still very much remnants of the gun-totin’ Wild West of Wyatt Earp. In fact, the…

When can we expect self-driving RVs?

The news media has provided extensive coverage to autonomous, self-driving vehicles. And lately, the coverage has intensified as the possibility – and probability – of self-driving vehicles gets closer and closer. Resolution of safety questions and improving infrastructure both play a key role in not “if”, but “when”, self-driving vehicles will become a mainstream reality. It is…

Boondocking in Alabama Hills, California

Guest blog by Keng The following was posted on October 22, 2016 by Keng as he and David explore and boondock in some of California’s most scenic locations. Check out his blog here as he boondocks in some of California’s wild and scenic lands.  Last week we finally got to visit and dry-camp in the Alabama Hills. The…

Southeast Georgia: A Superb Snowbird Destination

Eleven months ago I posted the following article to the Good Sam Blog on RVing in Southern coastal Georgia. As I write this Hurricane Matthew is about to slam into Florida and work its way up coastal Georgia. Predictions of heavy rain (10 to 15 inches I heard predicted in some areas and a storm…