Backing up an RV is one of the things many RVers have a lot of difficulty with, whether it’s a motorhome, fifth wheel, hitch pull travel trailer, or even a pickup truck with bed camper; I have seen drivers struggle to back up in all of these. The most common mistake I see drivers make, is starting to back up when they are too far aware from the curb, the proper starting position is critical for success.
This great article over on Love Your RV! is very well written and illustrates perfectly, with great photos, how to properly back up a fifth wheel trailer. Many of the tips described are applicable regardless what it is you are trying to backup, including your car.
Hopefully you’ll find this article informative, if you follow the tips it will be a lot easier the next time you need to back in somewhere. You may not be backing like a pro on your first attempt, but following these tips will get you there.