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Today's RV Learning Center Town Hall conference call explores compliance issues
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Are you aware of the latest compliance requirements for your dealership? RVDA Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs Brett Richardson will present an overview of five top compliance issues dealers are facing and the resources available to stay on the right side of federal regulations. The conference call is free and starts at 2 p.m. EST today. Click here for a 26-page PDF of full-size slides that will be used in the presentation. Click here for a 13-page paper-friendly PDF version. More

RVDA's DSI survey underway
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Many manufacturers tell RVDA they use results from the association's Dealer Satisfaction Index survey to adjust policies and procedures that affect dealers, so it's vital that all dealer members participate. Results from the survey will be presented at brand committee meetings during the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo in Las Vegas, scheduled for Oct. 3-7. RVDA dealer members can click here to access the survey (member login required).

Economy, gas prices could help boost Michigan camping
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An improving economy, higher gas prices, and Michigan's new Recreation Passport option for motorists may lead to a big year for camping. Reservations at private and state campgrounds are up as much as 18.5 percent, The Detroit News recently reported. "When gas prices get higher, we know campgrounds become an increasingly popular destination," says Nancy Cain, spokeswoman for AAA Michigan.  More

RV tech certification preparation course increases certification rate
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The RV Learning Center offers full details on the RV Technician Certification Preparation Course, including frequently asked questions about the online program. Techs who take the prep course have a far higher rate of passing the certification test than do those who don’t use the course. More

Automotive Risk Management & Insurance Services
ARM is dedicated to addressing the unique set of insurance needs of the RV industry, including garage liability, property, inland marine, inventory coverage, crime, earthquake, flood, contingent liability, umbrella, excess liability, employment-related practices liability, pollution liability, dealership surety bonds, workers' compensation, and loss prevention and control. more

RV fashionista advice for the big trip
Edmonton Journal, Alberta    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The question of what to pack comes up for any trip, but the checklist for an RVing excursion is more challenging than for the typical vacation. You're not quite in camping mode, but you're also not in hotel or theme park mode. You're somewhere in between and need to be prepared for anything without taking everything with you. More

Go RVing Leads-Plus program in full gear
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Go RVing is in the midst of its direct-response TV ads on 40 national cable networks and 40 websites, including Google, Yahoo, Bing and print advertising continues in 30 national and regional magazines. A recent study shows the ideal period to use the leads program extends through October, so there's plenty of time to benefit from the 2011 program. Click here to sign up, or call 703.591.7130 ext. 113 for more information. More

Customized RV mobilizes the mission
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An RV donated by an anonymous benefactor and customized with a private exam room is helping spread the word about breast health. The shocking pink RV is officially called the Gloria Gemma Mobile Resource and Wellness Center, but it has been outfitted to feel more like a living room than an institutional vehicle. Maureen A. DiPiero, community outreach coordinator for the foundation that operates the RV, has been taking it to colleges, high schools, community centers and hospitals. More

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