RV Masters How to Drive an RV – New Driver – First things to do!



Skill Lesson 1 from the RV Masters CURV Class A MasterTrack!

In this lesson, we discuss the reference points you MUST know to master maneuvering your coach, including proper mirror adjustment and markings. This lesson assumes you’ve already learned the vocabulary and reference points of the coach and what they’re used for.

This is only one lesson of over 55 training videos that comprise the CURV MasterTrack – everything you need to understand and be comfortable and knowledgable about your coach. Lessons include:

– Walkthroughs
– SKills
-Driving instruction
– How to
– …and bonus videos like stealth dumping and towing a vehicle!

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39 thoughts on “RV Masters How to Drive an RV – New Driver – First things to do!

  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    Maybe just say the same thing only 5 times in a row… might keep us more engaged.

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    These are brilliant tips! I’m purchasing my very first Class A, and I’ve never driven one before. This information will be so incredibly beneficial! Thank you!!

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    Would marking like this work in a truck pulling a travel trailer?

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    Good ideas that could have been presented in a 3 minute. This is not a bathroom read unless you're very constipated.

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    I like all your videos except this one. I started driving a 24' bob tail in SF when I was 17 years old back in the 70s. Only way you learn is by doing it and driving not by these moronic videos.
    Regards,

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    Wtf has covid 19 reduced me to?

    I watched this whole thing and I don't even own an RV…..

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    I drive semi truck for a living and I haul double trailers so to me it wouldn't be anything different

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    Step 1, Read the back of your license. Many driving these are not licensed! Some states or provinces consider these dump trucks or cement mixers from a licensing standpoint. You also may be required to possess a valid medical certificate.

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    Where is the best place to put the tape to remind drivers to utilize the seatbelt?

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    Lane centering is accomplished using the mirrors. Check the tires against the lane.

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    I live in NYC and hadn’t driven a car regularly in almost 10 years before I bought my 21’ Class B that I’m embarrassed to say was kinda tough to judge lane wise going down the highway. Great tips!

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    Thank you for this video. I'm going to try this on my wide tired, jacked up, dark back windowed crew cab.

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    Excellent Video !! I watch many YouTube videos about RV'ing and find most of them are worthless garbage filled with people who are talkers but not teachers. This Video was a no kidding , how to do it that genuinely improves your knowledge and skill set …Well Done !!!!

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    I can drive a 53' trailer on a dual axle sleeper cab like nobody's business, then I started driving a 45' dual axle limo bus with freightliner cab. A lot harder to drive believe it or not.
    Took some getting use to. Turning in the city is the hardest. Like the mirror markers. not to keen on the windshield markers though. Thank you.

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    My first Motorhome was a 33 foot class A that was missing the passenger side mirror and I took it home 22 miles via narrow rural residential roads…I can't believe that all the mailboxes were still standing every time a car passed me from the other direction because the Coach seemed wider than the lane so I was skoochin over to the right as far as possible.We learn our clearances as we drive more but your pinstripe trick is fantastic for beginners so I'm going to do it for my wife to make it less stressful. As for all the negative comments here…I got nothin polite to say. Everyone is different. Everyone learns differently. Everyone has different levels of confidence. Tricks of the Trade is always legitimate.

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    The best thing I've learned out of your videos is not to get involved in all this.

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    I really see no need for marking the windshield, it relies on you being in the exact right place to work and will change for different drivers. You have a side mirror, just look in it! you will see the side and back wheel of the RV and the lane line.  You can then judge the distance for the width of the lane you are in, not rely on a pre-set distance you have marked.  Your way does not work because all road lanes  are not the same width.

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    Good for an initial visual.. but aim to get off marker asap… improve your spacial awareness skills.. there's nothing better… I had to get used to driving a double deck london bus in high traffic from the get go… no accidents or near misses… and no markers…

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    Thanks. I test drove a couple of class A recently, and it was pretty hairy, compared to my little class B+ But I did okay, and your tips would go a long way toward making driving more comfortable, quickly. More living & storage space would be nice, but I really don't need it, nor do I want the expense: so I will NOT be pulling the trigger on a class A. A newer class B+ , or a class C is in the cards.

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  • September 3, 2020 at 9:18 am
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    First time viewer here. I think this was an excellent production. I'm going digging for more.

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