Category: Traveling Tips

Tech Tips: Ball and Trailer Coupler Reflection

An ingenious way for SUV drivers to hitch up to their towables

I just bought a Chevy Tahoe SUV, and found an easy way to view the hitch ball and trailer coupler while hitching up. I partially opened the rear-window hatch until I could see a perfect reflection of the hitch in the smoked glass. Once that position was determined, I added two wire hooks to a

Dinghy Decision: To Tow or Not to Tow

Motorhomes pulling autos—so-called “dinghy” vehicles—are a common sight on the nation’s highways as another summer nears. Dinghies are four-down flat-towed, two-wheel dolly-pulled or carried in an open or fully enclosed trailer.  All of these to provide a vehicle to get around at various destinations. Flat towing, that is towing with all four wheels on the road,