The RVer's Ultimate Survival Guide

All the important RV safety information you need in one easy to read book.

Author's Bio

Neil W. LeKander, author of "The RVer's Ultimate Survival Guide" is a longtime recreation vehicle (RV) enthusiast having been exposed to the joys of the lifestyle by his parents as a youngster.  Neil and  Pat (wife of over 50 years) have traveled extensively by RV (approximately 300,000 miles to date) and owned a series of RVs (often more than one) for more than 40 years.  Neil and Pat lived full time in their classic motorhome, "UNDO", for thirteen years while writing this and other books, speaking at RV shows and rallies and enjoying their travels throughout the USA and Canada.  Neil is a lifelong racing fan with a passion for building and driving automobiles and is an avid enthusiast of all things mechanical.  

Neil's formal college degree is a BS in maintenance engineering.  He is also is a certified engineering technician, a licensed aviation A & P and R & E mechanic and a licensed pilot.  Most importantly, Neil retired from a major USA tire company following a 32 year career as a wheel/brake/tire design and product support engineer.  Most of that career was spent in various field-based positions around the USA working in direct support of customers helping them to resolve operational problems and to derive the maximum economic value from those products.  Neil's employment presented the opportunity to lecture extensively on maintenance topics and to work towards the advancement of professionalism of maintenance personnel.  It also provided the opportunity to write a series of books with an emphasis on achieving "excellence in the maintenance and operation of those company products."

In 2010, Neil joined the staff of Escapees with the assignment of establishing a "new" and even more effective RV weighing program. The work on this critical program is now complete and "SmartWeigh" is now in operation at various Escapee functions, and at several permanent weighing sites around the country. SmartWeigh is a full-featured RV weighing program more accessible to RVers everywhere and offers even greater weighing accuracy and provides even more useful weight data and analysis than all previous programs. Plan now to utilize this essential safety service ASAP. Check it out at:

As Neil and Pat travel the country today they continue to seek the input of the RVers they meet along the way to add detail and personal imprints to "The RVer's Ultimate Survival Guide."   Please feel free to share your RV safety stories when you see them "on the road".  Just look for "Lil UNDO" as you travel; be certain to wave or say hello.
Neil & Pat's coach "Lil UNDO" at Devils Tower, WY 

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