Without running to your RV to find the answer, can you honestly tell me the height of your RV? The height of your RV is not really something that you set out to find right away, but it is a very important number to know.
RVing along the US highways and roads you will most definitely run into some bridges that you will need to go under. Now you really don’t literally want to run into these. However, it is something that does happen to those that don’t know the height of their RV. This is an extremely dangerous situation that you don’t want to find yourself in. It causes a lot of damages to both your RV as well as the structure. And most importantly, it could cause harm to you and your passengers.
Here’s a super short video on how dangerous not know your RV height can be:
You don’t want to find yourself in that situation at all, right! So here’s how to find out the height on your RV:
- Carefully get on the top on your RV with a measuring tape. Find the highest point of the RVs rooftop and you will want to measure from there. For example, you will need to take into account the vent that is on top of the roof.
- Have someone on the ground help you measure to the ground.
- Write down the measurement on a label and stick it to the inside of the windshield so that you can always see it.
You never now when you’ll need to know the exact height of you RV so keeping it in a highly visible area so that the RVs height information is right in front of you.
If you ever decide to add some accessories to the rooftop like a satellite dish or a roof rack then you will need to remeasure as it may just be the new highest thing on your roof!
You never know where your RVing adventures can take you and you never know what bridge you’ll might come to drive under. Therefore, it’s important to be able to know if you can, in fact, fit under that bridge or not! Safe RVing Texas and come visit us at your nearest ExploreUSA RV Supercenter.