The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Mon Jul 3, 2017
If you are traveling over the Fourth of July holiday, get going early, drive carefully - and even then expect delays.
Independence Day is on Tuesday this year and many people are making it a five-day weekend, packing the camper and heading out to their favorite campground to spend nearly a week with family and friends to celebrate the nation’s founding.
At Mann RV on Route 122 in Rutland, Massachusetts, the staff is working straight out, getting customer vehicles tuned up, tweaked and ready to go, according to a story by Telegram.com.
Additional Information: http://www.telegram.com/news/20170629/lots-of-traffic-expected-during-fourth-of-july-travel-time