This post may contain affiliate links or mention our own products, please check out our disclosure policy.

These 5 Must-Haves Will Keep Things From Moving While You’re Driving

This post was updated on March 27th, 2024

At first you might think storing things in an RV would be the same as a house or apartment. But as soon as you start driving you’ll realize that things shift around a lot.

Sometimes it can even cause containers in your fridge to spill and cause a mess. Bungee cords are great for keeping things secure, but you can also use these five handy accessories to hold your items in place.

1. Cupboard bars

For both your fridge and your cupboards, these bars from Camco can be adjusted to fit wherever you need. They extend from 10″ to 17″ and can even double as a curtain rod.

Sign up for the newsletter today!

Please enter a valid email address.

An error occurred. Please try again later.

× logo

Thank you for subscribing to the Do It Yourself RV newsletter, keep your eye on your inbox for updates.

RV accessories

They’re sold in a 3-pack on Amazon in plastic for only $8, as well as in an oak finish (as pictured above) for about $12.

2. Fridge braces

Food and drink containers can roll around, spill, and cause a mess in your fridge. To keep things from shifting, try some of these Fridge Braces from Camco.

RV accessories

They easily attach to most wire shelves and will secure everything from your milk to your pickle jar. They come in a set of two on Amazon.

3. Cargo bars with storage nets

With a detachable storage net, these bars hold cargo in place and loose items that you don’t want rolling around. They adjust from 40″ to 70″ and fit in the back of most trucks, vans, and cars.

RV accessories

You can easily position the bar as needed to keep your items from shifting. The one pictured above is about $40 from Amazon.

4. Shower organizers

So you’ve gotten your food and drinks secure. What about the items in your shower? Bottles like shampoo and conditioner can also roll around while you’re driving.

RV accessories

You can DIY with suction cup holders and hair scrunchies, or get a cheap (but quality) shower caddy. This one from Evelots is made with fast-drying polyester mesh and keeps your shower essentials within easy reach. They’re about $10 on Amazon.

5. Trunk organizers

These sturdy trunk organizers have three large compartments with removable subdividers as well as several pockets for smaller items. They fit in almost any car, truck, SUV, hatchback, RV, crossover, or station wagon. 91dn65edtul-_sl1500_


They can be collapsed for easy storage, or filled with everything from food to emergency supplies and jumper cables. The trunk organizer is available from Trunkcratepro on Amazon for about $40.

You may also like: These Must-Have Accessories That Cost $50 Or Less

Leave a Comment

Welcome! Please follow these guidelines:

  • Be kind and respectful.
  • Keep comments relevant to the article.
  • Avoid insults, threats, profanity, and offensive remarks.
  • Refrain from discussing gun rights, politics, or religion.
  • Do not post misleading information, personal details, or spam.

We may hide or remove comments at our discretion.