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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Full Time RV Travel and Safety - Do You Run With Your Propane On or OFF?

This is an age old question that I have seen discussed over and over, with valid arguments and points made on each side. . .so when I saw this article, Propane Safety Tips for Recreational Vehicle Users I wanted to share it with you guys, and see what you have to say on the subject.

The article includes a YouTube video at the end by one of my favorite RV Specialists, Terry Cooper, who owns Mobile RV Academy. Terry also trains and certifies RV techs, so I was interested to see what he had to say about running with propane on or off. You should check it out.


A Safe RV Season Starts With a Propane Primer | RV News, Videos ...

Before you go on your RV adventure, you need to remember some basic safety precautions for your propane system. ... If you think you smell propane in your RV: Get everyone out of the RV immediately. Don't smoke, light matches, operate electrical switches, use either cell or telephones, or create any other source of ignition. Turn your gas off at the main cylinder, if safe to do so and you know how. Call the area fire department emergency number or 911 from ...

Publish Date: 05/26/2011 10:47

Preparing Your RV for a Summer Road Trip | Vogel Talks RVing

“If you use propane properly and do some basic safety checks prior to use, then you and your family should have a safe and worry free trip,” stated Eric Skehor, provincial gas safety manager for the BC Safety Authority, ...

Publish Date: 05/27/2011 10:37