At last, the perfect RV materializes. Now what? Just looking at it sends chills down your back. Sitting in the driver’s seat gives you goose bumps. Will you ever get up the nerve to turn on the key and hit the road?
This scenario is very common among new and not-so-new RV owners. If you are tired of white knuckle driving or just want to get on with the RV lifestyle, find a driving school and graduate with new confidence.
Their driving lessons are designed to make you more confident and safe on the road. Their priority is to make sure you have the knowledge and training you need to arrive safely at your next destination. Classes scheduled from coast to coast. www.rvschool.com
Lazydays RV Sales
Lazydays has two locations, Tampa Florida & Tucson Arizona. Both sales lots have a driver’s training class each week. Free if you buy your RV from them, otherwise a minimum charge. www.lazydays.com/education-training
RV Drivers Confidence Course – YouTube
Series of videos demonstrating Lazydays RV driving and safety class.
My RV School
Based in Florida, this company is a new entry into the RV driving and education field. They are currently providing classes at rallies around the country. www.myrvschool.com
FMCA, in partnership with the RV Driving School, has developed a pair of programs for those wishing to become safer and more confident drivers. All training uses your RV. The RV Driving Class is a two-day class with classroom training on day 1 and behind-the-wheel training on day 2 ($425). The RV Backing Class is a one-day class with 2 hours of training in the morning and 3.5 hours of individual backing practice in the afternoon ($199). There are a limited number of seats available for each class. You may be able to save on the cost of your insurance after completion of the course. Call 800-543-3622 to register.
RV Superior Driving School
Superior Driving School, established in 1997, is a Women-owned and operated corporation. Located in Toms River, New Jersey, the school was created with the goal of increasing traffic safety and driver awareness on New Jersey’s heavily traveled roads. www.superiordrivers.com/rv-and-campers.html
Escapees Boot Camp and Driving School
Price includes all training, handouts, RVer’s Ultimate Survival Guide (CD), breakfast Saturday and Sunday morning, and dinner on Saturday evening. There are campfire gatherings each night, weather permitting. RV parking is available on site at an additional cost.
Optional services, such as RV driver training, RV weighing by Escapees SmartWeigh, and fire/life safety products, are available at the event.
Online Edition of Boot Camp
RVers Online University (RVOU) is Escapees RV Club’s answer to the demand for more RV education. With millions of RVs now on the road, and more joining every day, it is important for RVers to understand the capabilities and limitations of their rigs. RVOU brings Escapees acclaimed RVers’ Boot Camp online to offer lessons on topics ranging from driving safety to RV maintenance, with new lessons and topics added regularly. www.escapees.com/knowledge/boot-camp/program-info
RV Basic Training
You receive one-on-one instruction in your RV, with a Professional Driver / Trainer. Your experience begins with classroom instruction and progresses thru to driving in the country, city and on the freeway. Classes scheduled coast to coast. They show you the “tricks” professional Drivers use to keep safe. There is also a printed RV Basic Training Manual available. www.rvbasictraining.com
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