Category: Recreational vehicles

As Fuel Prices Surge, RV Drivers Take Shorter Trips, Get Vehicles Delivered

NEW YORK—Recreational vehicle renters in the U.S. are planning trips closer to home or having fuel-gulping motor homes delivered to their final destination in an effort to cut down on fuel costs as travel remains a top priority even during record inflation. At the height of the pandemic, recreational vehicle, or RV, vacations exploded in…


Australia’s Caravan Association Calls on Political Parties to Invest in the Industry

Australia’s caravan industry has called on all political parties to recognise the industry’s economic potential ahead of the country’s federal election on May 21. “The industry has been adaptive through the COVID-19 crisis and stands ready to continue leading domestic tourism and automotive manufacturing as Australia recovers,” reads a statement by Caravan Industry Association of…


Los Angeles to Resume Towing Vehicle Encampments

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles will resume the parking enforcement and towing of vehicles used as dwellings on city streets—which have been suspended since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic—beginning May 15 amid increasing complaints from residents. On April 6, the Los Angeles City Council voted 11–1 to pass a motion to resume the enforcement and…


Boon-Docking Communities See Surge of New Arrivals as Housing Prices Soar

QUARTZSITE, Ariz.—At age 63, Tom, a retired clerical worker, wasn’t planning to live out his golden years in the back seat of an old beater car in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. Living alone on a fixed income, Tom said he was just getting by on Social Security until the housing prices in Phoenix began to climb…