Traveling with a caravan, Parking, Lodging, driving license, speed limits - all news | car

travel with the motorhome are located again this year in the Trend. Those who have never driven such a vehicle, you should know quite a bit. A mobile home is m

Traveling with a caravan, Parking, Lodging, driving license, speed limits - all news | car

travel with the motorhome are located again this year in the Trend. Those who have never driven such a vehicle, you should know quite a bit.

A mobile home is much larger than that of a conventional car. Who dares for the first time to the tax, you should note a few things. What is during travel and General travel with the camper important, you can find here.

Who was never at the wheel of a motorhome, you should take into account not only the size of the vehicle. Where can I Park and sleep? What license do I need? There is a special speed limit for RV's? This and many more things should be aware of the travellers before the journey.

traveling by RV: What are the driving licence of the driver needed?

Before the journey begins, you should know of course, whether the license for the living is not sufficient mobile*? This depends on the make of the vehicle. Decisive the following factors:

For vehicles are under 3.5 tons of the class B driver's license For vehicles up to 7.5 tons will be enough of a driving licence of category C1 is required. Who has received his driver's license before the year 1999 (class 3), allowed to ride both classes.

What to look while driving with the camper?

+ In the case of travel with the motorhome, there are some things to consider.©picture alliance/Christophe Gateau/dpa

With the clarification of the driving licence is only the first step. Because in practice the management of a motorhome requires a little Practice. the On the highway the Driving is still pretty easy, since it is always only just. Who wants to change lanes, you should definitely > concerns, and only then, drive over there, if he is completely sure. It is also important to note that the driver only the exterior mirrors are available.

Within towns the journey is filled with something more challenging - particularly when Turn backwards drive . The Golden rule should be this: Stay patient and be careful.

renting a caravan will usually have already a detailed briefing before the ride. A test drive under the guidance of the first fear. It gets to port all the info to a gas cylinder, electricity, Fresh and waste water, WC, shower, galley and stroke bed. In addition, the expert, where you stowed the Luggage at the best and the loading hedges explains. In addition, the load limit should be necessarily taken into account* as of here, the Limit can be reached and fines that can threaten.

Who feels more insecure, his driving will improve with a special driver safety training . Various organizations offer special driving training, among other things, the ADAC. Who alone want to practice something, you can find also a large and empty Parking lot, a passenger is still a good idea.

also read : the Comeback of the caravan: tips about Driving with the residential trailers.

Where can I Park the motorhome and stay the night?

+ if you want to stay in a camper van, should be on the search for a suitable Parking space.©picture alliance/Hauke-Christian Dittrich/dpa

A RV offers a lot of flexibility, but may I leave the vehicle, simply the edge of the road and stay there ? Not quite so simple is, in fact, because of certain regulations of the StVO apply. Over a shorter period of time, the Leave is possible - specifically, say no longer than ten hours . But even then, no Camping allowed to set up furniture or, where appropriate, an awning to be pulled out.

On an approved camping site there is no alternative. Therefore, it is recommended that prior to travel this locate. This works on sites like stellplatz.info or pincamp.de best.

The Parking is less of a problem. Wherever it is not expressly prohibited, it is allowed to be parked in the RV*. In the case of smaller Parking spaces is to be noted that the vehicle obstructs the traffic - because the residential towers mobile to far in the street or the view of traffic signs obstructed.

What tempo limits with ?

Also, the speed limit is the weight of the motorhome, decide on the speed limit. Who is traveling outside of the us, you must keep in mind that the respective countries have their own regulations* prevalence.

In Germany for caravans up to 3.5 tonnes:

Outside of towns : 100 km/h highways : 120 km/h highways : No limit (ADAC recommended speed: 130 km/h)

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Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 10:35

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