Reversing cameras for caravans – helping to reduce claims

Thinking about buying a reversing camera but not sure how you’ll benefit? What if we told you that last year, the average reversing claim cost £1819. If you’re still not convinced, we’ve compared some of the latest models to give you a better idea of what’s available…

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My caravan pre towing checklist

We’re always looking for ways to make the lives of caravanners a little easier, that’s why we’ve created this handy pre towing checklist guide to help you set off safe and soundly.

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Stay in control in the event of a blowout with Tyron wheel bands

Caravan tyre blowouts are a major cause of accident amongst our touring caravan customers, with the biggest danger being that the blowout causes a loss of towing control and a much more serious road accident.

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It’s a gas! Dave King explains how to avoid clogging up your caravan’s gas regulator

It’s 8pm at night, cold and wet, you’re not hooked up to mains electrics and her indoors is fretting about having a cold shower in the morning when the gas stops working. You haven’t got a spare regulator tucked away in your locker (who has) so what do you do?

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What to do when part exchanging your caravan

Liz King gives us her top tips for ensuring a successful and hassle free part exchange for those of you looking to change caravans.

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Caravan wheel clamps explained: Types of wheel clamps

Caravan wheel clamps come in all different shapes and sizes, from smaller ones that clamp around the wheel in a single position to larger clamps that attach around it.

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Do you need caravan insurance over winter when not in use?

Whilst it may be tempting to try and save a little bit of money in the run up to Christmas by cancelling your touring caravan insurance, the saving just does not outweigh the risks.

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Fitting an Al-Ko AKS 3004 hitch stabiliser

Professional caravan journalist and caravan maintenance expert Doug King talks us through how to replace a conventional hitch with a more modern Al-Ko 3004 hitch/stabiliser.

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French breathalyser law: Don’t get caught out

A new law which came into force on the 1st July makes it a legal requirement for all motorists, including those visiting from the UK, to carry at least two breathalyser kits in their vehicle when driving on French roads.

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Checking the tightness of your caravan wheel nuts

Over recent years we have had a number of claims where a caravan’s wheel has become detached and caused a road traffic accident. This article aims to highlight the importance of setting a caravan’s wheel nuts to the correct tension, and checking them regularly, in order to reduce the number of accidents that occur.

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