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Default Whats the safest non wanderoldge RV out there?

I had someone call me wanting a wanderlodge,because they are safe.
But they wanted a newer coach,diesel pusher,30 feet long.
When i told them we had 38 footers,but that was as small as it getss they asked me what the next safest coach was.
They were thinking a Class C would be safer,since they would have air bags etc.
Does any other rv have air bags?

Class Bs and Cs i would guess?


So,whats the family here say,whats the safest coach out there?
(non wanderlodge)
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I had someone call me wanting a wanderlodge,because they are safe.
But they wanted a newer coach,diesel pusher,30 feet long.
When i told them we had 38 footers,but that was as small as it getss they asked me what the next safest coach was.
They were thinking a Class C would be safer,since they would have air bags etc.
Does any other rv have air bags?

Class Bs and Cs i would guess?


So,whats the family here say,whats the safest coach out there?
(non wanderlodge)
I'm thinking something like this for the driver and passenger in the front seat. Now, anyone sitting behind the front seat passenger and driver, maybe not so much? But again, I'm not sure a Renegade can go down to 30' and still have the class 8 truck chassis.

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I would think something like a sprinter van / class C. At least its metal surrounding you instead of plywood.

But if they need modern conveniences, has to be safe, and 30' long... sounds like the biggest truck they can afford and an airstream might be more their style.
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I agree with Chris. Pickup truck and a travel trailer or 5th wheel. Just don't ride in the trailer!
The class C's and sprinter conversions are just OK as they cut a bunch of structure out of them to add the cardboard. If you hit something the cardboard will disconnect and hit you in the back!
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Metal is your friend!!!! Lately I've been seeing some buses like greyhound etc that are a different shape and size, been wondering who manufactures them and are they all metal??
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That’s a good question with a simple answer ! One that is not moving !
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Born Free has built in roll bars.

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Greyhound has been doing some driver training at our local fairground and the newer buses are all Prevost.
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I would have to say the safest (non wanderlodge) would have to be a BMC. But for a unit in production model now it would have to be the unicat. This is one bad to the bone vehicle.
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