10 Things You Must Know Before Purchasing an RV

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2. RVs are Not for People in Poor Health

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Did you know that traveling in an RV can actually worsen certain health conditions? Yep, it’s true. For example, the bumpy ride can exacerbate your back problems and arthritis symptoms.

Not only that, but it’s entirely possible for you to break down in an area where medical facilities are scarce– or perhaps even substandard.

That being the case, do yourself and everyone else on the highway a favor and resist the temptation to purchase a motorhome. Doing so will lessen the risk to your life and the lives of others.

1. Injuries are Common

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Believe it or not, it’s very easy to hurt yourself when traveling in an RV– but perhaps not for a reason, you think. We’re not talking about injuries related to traffic accidents, but rather injuries due to being in a different environment than what you’re typically accustomed to.

For example, a friend of Sondra Rochelle’s– RV enthusiast and writer for AxleAddict.com– fell out of the front door of her motorhome and landed on the hitch of her car.

Unfortunately, she never fully recovered from her fall. In another incident, a grandmother fell on both her elbows. And, while she did heal, it took years for it to happen.