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Old 08-06-2014, 02:39 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by mcfarmall View Post
The owner of the travel trailer in the OP would be awarded the insured value of his trailer by his insurance company. If it was insured for enough $$ he could get a trailer upgrade but most likely it was insured for the actual value.
If there was any insurance on the trailer at all... A camper of that age is most likely paid for and would not be required to have insurance.
Because of the age of our camper, we insure it with a "stated value". When I call our agent, he asked what it would cost to replace it if it were a total loss. So I have to do my home work before hand to figure out what the actual value is, not what I paid for it (which are typiclly two totally differant numbers).

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Old 08-09-2014, 09:03 AM   #42
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This was posted in the RV travel news letter this morning
Two RV accidents in Idaho in a week have prompted state police to warn RVers to slow down. "The higher the speed, the more dangerous it is, of course," said Sergeant Clint Skinner of Idaho State Police, "but if you're pulling a trailer at 80 mph and the back end of that trailer starts to move or swerve around, it makes it extremely difficult for a motorist to recover that without ending up in a crash." Idaho recently increased speed limits on some sections of roadway to 80 mph. Source: kpvi.com.


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