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Sex Offender Leads Cops on Low-Speed RV Chase, Escapes

Stephen Houk refused to pull over for hours, is believed to be armed

(Newser) - A sex offender believed to be armed escaped police after leading them on a 100-mile chase in an RV with bicycles strapped to the back, per the AP . It certainly wasn't the fastest escape ever. Authorities say 46-year-old Stephen Houk refused to pull over in Los Angeles around 3pm...

Semi-Retirees: Our RV Life Is Far From 'Ghastly'

Essayist Candice Reed writes that it's also more common than you might think

(Newser) - Candice Reed is a semi-retiree who lives life with her husband in a 28-foot motor home, and she writes in the Los Angeles Times that they have plenty of company traveling the nation's highways. But she's not referring to hipster campers among the younger set. "The people...

Man Driving Motor Home Tries to Flee Cops, Fails

And hits a bunch of cop cars in the process

(Newser) - A man sought on a felony arrest warrant used a motor home to unsuccessfully escape Alaska State Troopers. Troopers say 49-year-old Eligah Christian was taken into custody Friday after mashing the bulky vehicle into several patrol cars. Earlier Friday, an officer spotted Christian driving a 2014 motor home near Wasilla....

NASCAR Fights Empty Seats With Luxury Suites

(Newser) - With more and more empty seats lining NASCAR races these days, many tracks have decided to slash prices—but not the Texas Motor Speedway. Instead, it’s decided to tear down 21,000 seats and replace them with Nascar’s unique version of the luxury suite: The luxury motor-coach compound....

Goodbye, RV: Hello, Real Travel

Garrison Keillor applauds the death of his least favorite vehicle

(Newser) - With gas prices up and on the rise, your Winnebago may soon be stuck in park—but the fall of car culture's ugliest offender will force us to reconnect with better pastimes, writes Garrison Keillor in the Chicago Tribune. “Banjo sales will pick up,” Keillor writes. “The...

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