Well it’s that time of year again RVers! Spring has sprung! The time of year when we, who have hibernated over the course of a long winter, stick our heads outside and are bitten once again by the camping bug. But before we get out there and go RVing there are a few things we need to do to make sure we have a safe and fun time in our recreational vehicles.
Department of Transportation (DOT) portable propane cylinders, which are used in your travel trailer or fifth wheel, need to be recertified 10 years after the manufacture date. After the initial recertification, they will need to be recertified every 5 years.
There are no federal laws regarding seat belts in motor vehicles, however, “All States require, at a minimum, that all children 3 or younger, weighing less than 40 lbs., or less than 40 inches tall, be secured in child restraint systems while traveling in motor vehicles.”