This list of state laws should be helpful to RV owners. Note that information in red deals with specific restrictions on certain roads and also providing information about propane.

While every attempt has been made to check this information, RV Trip Wizard Inc. cannot guarantee its accuracy, and assumes no responsibility for errors and omissions.


Alabama

  • Total length: 57'
  • Trailer Length: 28' 6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Width: 8' 6" (excluding mirrors and safety equipment, and appurtenances up to 6 inches attached to a motor home, travel trailer, self-propelled camper or house car, truck camper, or RV)
  • height: 13' 6"

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch required on trailers over 3,000 pounds, flares or reflective signs, fire extinguisher in RV suggested, but not required. Brakes required on trailers with unladen weight of 3,000 pounds. Wipers on and lights when required.

Passengers may ride in pickup campers only. Triple Towing is not allowed.

Overnight parking is "as posted" in state rest areas.

Alaska

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 28' 6"
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding width of rear-view mirrors)
  • height: 13' 6" (14' on designated roads)
  • Triple towing is permitted.

Required Equipment: Safety chains, Breakaway switch on towed vehicles/trailers weighing over 3,000 pounds, flares or reflective signs, brakes required on towed vehicles/trailers weighing over 5,000 pounds.

Passengers allowed to ride in pickup camper (truck camper) only.

Overnight parking is allowed in state rest areas.

All children under the age of four, regardless of weight, must ride in a federally approved child safety seat while traveling.

Arizona

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 28' 6"
  • Trailer Width: 8' (8' 6" on designated roads)
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding width of rear-view mirrors)
  • height: 13' 6" (14' on designated roads)
  • Triple towing is allowed only with a fifth wheel trailer with brakes, and a weight equal to or greater than the third unit.

Required Equipment: Breakaway switch required on trailers over 3,000 pounds and brakes required on gross weight vehicles of 3,000 pounds.

Passengers are allowed to ride in fifth wheel, travel trailer and pickup camper.

Overnight parking is permitted but prohibited where posted.

Arkansas

  • Total length: 53' 6"
  • Trailer Length: 28'
  • Trailer Width: 8' (8' 6" on designated roads)
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equipment)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is allowed.

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch required on trailers over 3,000 pounds, flares or reflective signs. Brakes required on trailers with gross weight of 1,500 pounds. Wipers/lights on when required.

Passenger riding in towed RV or within truck camper is not permitted.

Overnight parking is permitted in state rest areas.

California

  • Total length: 65' (up to 75' in some cases)
  • Trailer Length: 28' 6"
  • Trailer Width: 8' (8' 6" on designated roads)
  • Motor Home Length: 40' (38' for a single-axle fifth wheel trailer)
  • Width: 8' 6"
  • Height: 13' 6" (14' on designated roads)
  • Triple towing is not allowed.

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, fire extinguisher in RV, flares or reflective signs, brakes required on trailers with gross weight over 1,500 pounds.

Passengers may ride in fifth wheel with audible or visual device with tow vehicle and safety glass and at least one exit can be opened from the outside and the inside. Passengers can not ride in travel trailer. Passenger may ride in pickup camper provided passenger can communicate with drive and exit can be opened from both interior and exterior, or safety glass in window required. Seat belts are required.

Overnight parking in state rest areas is "as posted".

Towing travel trailers may not be allowed in snow areas. Contact the highway patrol before entering a snow area; chains may be required at any time. Trailers may be barred due to high winds, blowing sand, etc. Trailers over 20' may experience difficulty in negotiating hair pin turns on California State Highway 89.

Colorado

  • Total length: 75'
  • Trailer Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Width: 8' 6"
  • Height: 14' 6"

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, fire extinguisher in RV, flares or reflective signs. Brakes on trailer weighing 3,000 pounds gross. Wipers/lights on when conditions require.

Passengers may ride in pickup camper only.

Overnight parking is as posted in state rest areas.

Connecticut

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 40'
  • Trailer Width: 8' (8' 6" on designated roads)
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equipment up to 3" on trailers, 6" on motorhomes)
  • Height: 13' 6" (excluding attachments 6")

Trailers are not permitted on the Connecticut River ferry between Chester and Hadlyme. Trailers are not permitted on Wilbur Cross and Merritt parkways.

Required Equipment: Flares or reflective signs. Brakes required on trailer over 4,000 pounds unladen weight. Wipers/lights on when conditions require.

Riding is permitted in pickup camper only.

District of Columbia

  • Total length: 55' (excluding safety equip. and energy conservation items)
  • Trailer Length: 40'
  • Trailer Width: 8' (8' 6" on certain roads)
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' (8' 6" on certain roads)
  • Height: 13' 6"

Riding allowed in truck campers.

Required Equipment: Trailers over 3,000 lbs.: safety chain, breakaway switch, trailer brakes.

Overnight parking in rest areas is not allowed.

Delaware

  • Total length: 60'
  • Trailer Length: 48'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip.)
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip.)
  • Height: 13' 6"

Riding allowed in truck campers.

Required Equipment: Over 4,000 lbs.: trailer brakes and safety chains.

Wipers on/headlights on. Right turn on red allowed, unless posted otherwise. Front-seat passengers and all passengers under 16 years are required to wear seat belts.

Overnight parking in rest areas allowed where posted.

Florida

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 48'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6"
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding mirrors)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple Towing not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, fire extinguisher in RV, flares or reflective signs, brakes on gross weight towed vehicle or trailer of 3,000 pounds or more. Lights and wipers on during rain.

Passengers are only permitted to ride in pickup camper (truck camper) only.

Overnight parking is not permitted in state rest areas "as posted".

Georgia

  • Total length: 100'
  • Trailer Length: 53' (56' for boat transports)
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6"
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding mirrors)
  • Height: 13' 6" (14' on marked roads)
  • Triple Towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, fire extinguisher in RV, flares or reflective signs, brakes required on trailers over 1500 pounds unladen weight. Wipers on/headlights on when conditions require. Headlights must be used when visibility is less than 500 feet.

Riding in pickup camper only if riders have free access to drive compartment.

Overnight parking is not permitted in state rest areas.

Hawaii

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 45'
  • Trailer Width: 9'
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 9'
  • Height: 14'
  • Triple Towing not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, brakes and breakaway switch required on trailers weighing over 3,000 pounds gross weight.

Passengers may ride in truck camper only but must be 13 years old or older.

Overnight parking in state rest areas is not permitted.

Idaho

  • Total length: 75'
  • Trailer Length: 53'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding mirrors)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple Towing is allowed if the total combined length does not exceed 75'.

Required Equipment: Breakaway switch, brakes required on trailers over 1500 pounds unladen weight.

Riding is permitted in pickup camper only.

Overnight parking is "as posted" in state rest areas.

Illinois

  • Total length: 60'
  • Trailer Length: 53' (excluding carry devices for safe operation)
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45' (excluding bumpers that are energy-absorbing)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding mirrors)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is allowed if does not exceed maximum combined length of 60' and only with fifth wheels and certain qualifications.

Required Equipment: Safety chain on designated rural interstates, some exceptions; breakaway switch required on trucks over 3700 kgs; flares or reflective signs; brakes on trailers over 3,000 pounds (gross weight). Lights/wipers must be on when conditions warrant.

Passengers may ride in pickup camper only. Overnight parking in state rest areas is not allowed.

Trailers are not permitted on boulevards in and around Chicago.

Indiana

  • Total length: 60' (excluding boat transports)
  • Trailer Length: 28' 6"
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding items up to width of rear-view mirrors)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is allowed if the total maximum length does not exceed 65'.

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, flares or reflective signs, brakes for gross weight vehicles of 3,000 pounds.

Riding of passengers in fifth wheels, travel trailers and pickup camper is allowed.

Overnight parking is permitted in state rest areas.

Iowa

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 53' (45' for Travel Trailers)
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety items up to 6")
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety items up to 6")
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is allowed if the total maximum length does not exceed 70'.

Required Equipment: Safety Chain, Breakaway Switch, Flares or Reflective signs. Trailer weight requiring brakes, 3,000 pounds unladen weight.

Passengers are permitted to ride in fifth wheel, travel trailer or pickup camper.

Overnight parking in state rest areas is not permitted.

Kansas

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: N/A
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excludes mirrors, equipment up to 3 inches, turn signals, handholds, splash and spray suppressant devices, load-induced tire bulge, and appurtenances up to the width of rear view mirrors)
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes mirrors, equipment up to 3 inches, turn signals, handholds, splash and spray suppressant devices, load-induced tire bulge, and appurtenances up to the width of rear view mirrors)
  • Height: 14'
  • Triple towing is allowed if it does not exceed the combined length of 70'

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, fire extinguisher suggested but not required for inside of RV, flares or reflective signs, brakes required that stops the combined vehicles within 40 feet at 20 mph. If triple towing and connected by tow bars, anti-sway mechanism is required on the first connection and the second towed vehicle must be equipped with brakes on the wheels of at least one axle. If at least one connection is by fifth wheel or saddle mount, no requirement for anti-sway or brakes on rear vehicle. Braking for two-vehicle combination applies.

Riding is permitted in fifth wheels, travel trailers and pickup campers by passengers fourteen years and older only.

Overnight parking is as posted in state rest areas.

Kentucky

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 45'
  • Trailer Width: 8' (excluding safety equip.)
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes mirrors and appurtenances up to 6")
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is allowed if does not exceed combined length of 65'

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, fire extinguisher in RV, flares or reflective signs, brakes required on trailer over 3,000 pounds or if weight of trailer exceeds 40% of tow vehicle weight. Wipers/lights on when conditions require.

Riding is permitted in truck campers only.

Overnight parking in state rest areas is not specified if permitted or not

Louisiana

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 30'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip.)
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip.)
  • Height: 13' 6" (14' on marked roads)
  • Triple towing is allowed if the maximum length does not exceed 70'

Required Equipment: Safety chain required on trailers over 6,000 pounds, breakaway switch required on trailers over 3,000 pounds, flares or reflective signs, brakes required on trailers with unladen weight over 3,000 pounds.

Passengers are permitted to ride in pickup campers only.

Overnight parking is "as posted" in state rest areas.

Maine

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 48'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip.)
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip. up to 6")
  • Height: 13' 6" (14' on marked roads)
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required equipment: Safety chain, brakes on trailer over 3,000 pounds. Wipers/lights on when conditions warrant.

Passenger riding is not permitted in any towable RV or truck camper.

Overnight parking is "as posted" in state rest areas.

Maryland

  • Total length: 55' (65' for travel trailers and boat transports)
  • Trailer Length: 35'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip.)
  • Motor Home Length: 40' (45' on Interstates)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip. & retractable awnings)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch required if weight of trailer exceeds 40% of the tow-vehicle weight, fire extinguisher in RV, flares or reflective signs. Gross weight of trailer requiring brakes, 3000 pounds. Wipers/lights on when conditions require.

Passengers may ride in fifth wheels, travel trailers or truck campers. Overnight parking is "as posted" in state rest areas.

LP Gas is prohibited on I-95 tunnels of Baltimore Harbor and Fort McHenry. Alternate route for RVs with propane is over the Francis Scott Key Bridge on I-695.

Massachusetts

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 33' (excluding appurtenances)
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip.)
  • Motor Home Length: 45' (excluding appurtenance)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding mirrors, safety equipment, splash and spray suppressant devices, turn signals, handholds, load-induced tire bulge, & retracted RV awnings)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, brakes required on trailer over 10,000 pounds.

Passengers can only ride in pickup camper.

Overnight parking in state rest areas is prohibited where posted.

Trailers are not permitted on Memorial Drive in Cambridge and Storrow Drive in Boston, along the Charles River; or many other parkways in the Boston area.

LP Gas is prohibited between Boston and East Boston; Sumner and Callahan tunnels; Prudential and Dewey Square tunnels.

Michigan

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 28' 6"
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes mirrors, load securing devices up to 3")
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is allowed with a maximum combined length of 60' on selected highways

Required Equipment: Safety chain, brake away switch and brakes on trailers over 3,000 pounds.

Passengers may ride in fifth wheels, travel trailers and pickup campers.

Overnight parking in state rest areas is "as posted".

Minnesota

  • Total length: 75' (70' if using an RV combination)
  • Trailer Length: 45'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes mirrors, load securing devices up to 3")
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is allowed if combined vehicle length does not exceed 60' on selected highways

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch required on trailers over 6,000 pounds, flares or reflective signs. Brakes required on trailer with gross weight of 3,000 pounds. Wipers and lights must be on when conditions demand.

Riding is permitted in fifth wheels, travel trailers and truck campers.

Overnight parking is permitted as posted in state rest areas.

Mississippi

  • Total length: N/A
  • Trailer Length: 53'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip)
  • Motor Home Length: 45' (excludes bumpers)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip & appurtenances)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, flares or reflective signs, gross weight of trailer requiring brakes is 2,000 pounds.

Riding is not permitted in fifth wheel, travel trailer or pickup camper.

Overnight parking is not permitted in state rest areas.

Missouri

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 45'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip)
  • Motor Home Length: 45' (excludes bumpers)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip & appurtenances up to width of rear-view mirrors)
  • Height: 13' 6" (14' on marked roads)
  • Triple towing is allowed but there are some exceptions or restrictions to this and cannot exceed combined length of 65'

Required Equipment: Safety chain required on bumper hitches only.

Riding is permitted in fifth wheel, travel trailer and pickup camper.

Overnight parking in state rest areas is allowed.

Montana

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: N/A
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip & appurtenances up to width of rear-view mirrors)
  • Motor Home Length: 55'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip & appurtenances up to width of rear-view mirrors)
  • Height: 14'
  • Triple towing is allowed but not to exceed maximum combined length of 70'

All vehicles over 21' (including bumpers) and 8' wide (including mirrors) are not permitted through Logan Pass at summit of Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park. Shuttle service is available between St. Mary and West Glacier. Restriction from Avalanche Campground on south side to Sun Point area on the north side

Passenger vehicles under 2,000lbs may tow one trailer. Cannot excede 65', and 3-unit combinations also cannot excede 65' (and only permitted if rear unit of the 3 is equipped with breakaway brakes)

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, flares or reflective signs, brakes required on trailers with unladen weight of 3,000 pounds.

Riding is permitted in fifth wheel and pickup campers only.

Overnight parking is "as posted" in state rest areas.

Nebraska

  • Total length: 65' (excludes bumpers)
  • Trailer Length: 40' (excludes bumpers)
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip)
  • Motor Home Length: 40' (excludes bumpers)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip & appurtenances up to width of rear-view mirrors)
  • Height: 14' 6"
  • Triple towing is allowed but not to exceed maximum combined length of 65'

Required Equipment: Safety chain, flares or reflective signs, breakaway switch and brakes required on trailers over 3,000 pounds.

Riding is permitted in fifth wheels, travel trailers and truck campers.

Overnight parking in state rest areas is not allowed.

Nevada

  • Total length: 70'
  • Trailer Length: N/A
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip & lights)
  • Motor Home Length: N/A
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip & appurtenances up to width of rear-view mirrors)
  • Height: 14'

Riding is allowed in truck campers.

Required Equipment: All trailers over 3000 lbs.: chains and brakes on all wheels.

It is unlawful for a person to have an open container of an alcoholic beverage within the passenger area of a motor vehicle while on a highway; however, this does not apply to the living quarters of a motorhome or travel trailer.

Overnight parking in rest areas allowed in designated areas only; not to exceed 18 hours in any two-week period.

New Hampshire

  • Total length: 53'
  • Trailer Length: N/A
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip)
  • Motor Home Length: 45' (excludes bumpers)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes appurtenances up to 6")
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, brakes required on trailer over 3,000 pounds. Triple towing is not allowed. Passenger riding is not permitted in pickup camper, fifth wheel or travel trailer. Overnight parking in state rest areas is not permitted.

Passenger riding is not permitted in pickup camper, fifth wheel or travel trailer.

Overnight parking in state rest areas is not permitted.

New Jersey

  • Total length: 62' (65' w/camping trailer, fifth wheel, or park trailer)
  • Trailer Length: 53' (excludes bumpers)
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip on certain roads)
  • Motor Home Length: 45' (28' as part of a combo)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip on certain roads)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, flares or reflective signs. Weight of trailer requiring brakes 3,000 pounds.

Passengers may ride in fifth wheels or pickup campers, but not in travel trailers. Wipers/Lights on in weather conditions that require them. Overnight parking is "as posted" in state rest areas.

On the New Jersey Garden State Parkway there is a 55' maximum length. For the New Jersey Turnpike or other roads call 908-247-0900 for specific towing regulations.

LP Gas prohibited between Manhattan and Jersey City in the Holland Tunnel. Between Manhattan and Fort Lee, the lower level of the George Washington Bridge (I-95 South) and George Washington Bridge Expressway. Between Manhattan and Weehawken in the Lincoln Tunnel.

New Mexico

  • Total length: 65' (excluding bumpers)
  • Trailer Length: 40'
  • Trailer Width: 8' (excludes safety equip)
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' (excludes safety equip up to 6")
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, flares or reflective signs, gross weight requiring brakes on trailer 3,000 pounds.

Riding is permitted in truck camper only.

Overnight parking is "as posted" in state rest areas.

New York

  • Total length: 60' (excludes bumpers)
  • Trailer Length: 48'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6"
  • Motor Home Length: 40' (excludes bumpers)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip up to 6" and awnings over 7' 6" above ground, 6" to right and 4" to left)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, brakes on trailer over 1,000 pounds unladen, 3,000 pounds laden. Lights/wipers must be on during required conditions.

Riding is permitted in pickup camper only. Overnight parking in state rest areas is "as posted".

Motorhomes and trailers are NOT permitted on the Taconic State Parkway. Trailers are not permitted on most parkways.

LP gas is prohibited between Manhattan and Jersey City in the Holland Tunnel. Between Manhattan and Fort Lee, New Jersey lower level of the George Washington Bridge (I-95 South) and the George Washington Bridge Expressway between Manhattan and Weehawken, New Jersey: Lincoln Tunnel. LP gas is prohibited between Manhattan and Brooklyn on the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel and between Manhattan and Queens on the Queens Midtown Tunnel.

North Carolina

  • Total length: 60' (excludes bumpers)
  • Trailer Length: 40'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip. up to 6")
  • Motor Home Length: 45' (excludes bumpers)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip. up to 6")
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required equipment: Safety chain, brakes required on trailer over 4,000 pounds. Wipers and lights must be on when conditions require.

Riding is permitted in fifth wheels, travel trailers and pickup campers. Overnight parking is "as posted" in state rest areas.

North Dakota

  • Total length: 75' (excludes safety equip. energy conservation devices and approved devices)
  • Trailer Length: 53' (excludes safety equip. energy conservation devices and approved devices)
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding appurtenances up to 6 inches and safety equipment up to 3 inches)
  • Motor Home Length: 50' (excludes safety equip. energy conservation devices and approved devices)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding appurtenances up to 6 inches and safety equipment up to 3 inches)
  • Height: 14'
  • Triple towing is allowed if length does not exceed combined length of 75'

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, flares or reflective signs, brakes required on trailers over 3,000 pounds.

Riding is permitted in fifth wheels and pickup campers only. Overnight parking is permitted in state rest areas.

Ohio

  • Total length: 65' (excludes safety equip. and loading equip. up to 24" beyond rear)
  • Trailer Length: N/A
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45' (excluding safety equip., mirrors, carrying devices, and loading equip. up to 24" beyond rear)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding mirrors, safety equipment, turn signals, handholds, splash and spray suppressant devices, load-induced tire bulge, marker lamps, fender extension, automotive covering devices, tarp and tarp hardware, and tie-down assemblies up to 3 inches)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is allowed if length does not exceed combined length of 65'

Required equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, brakes required on trailers with gross weight rating of 2,000 pounds.

Passengers may ride in pickup camper only. Overnight parking is not permitted in state rest areas.

Oklahoma

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 40'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip., retracted awnings, and appurtenances up to 4")
  • Motor Home Length: N/A
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excludes safety equip., retracted awnings, and appurtenances up to 4")
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is allowed if does not exceed 65' combined length

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, flares or reflective signs, brakes required on trailer with gross vehicle weight of 3,000 pounds.

Riding is permitted in pickup truck camper only. Overnight parking is permitted in state rest areas.

Oregon

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 40'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (up to 4" for attachments)
  • Height: 14"
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain.

Passengers are permitted to ride in fifth wheel if passenger can communicate with driver and an exit can be opened from both interior and exterior. Safety glass in windows required. Passengers are not permitted to ride in travel trailers. Passengers are permitted to ride in pickup camper.

Overnight parking in state rest areas in permitted but with a 12 hour limit.

Pennsylvania

  • Total length: N/A
  • Trailer Length: N/A
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding mirrors, shades, and awnings up to 6")
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding mirrors, shades, and awnings up to 6")
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, fire extinguisher in RV, flares or reflective signs, brakes required on trailers over 3,000 pounds or if gross weight of trailer exceeds empty weight of tow vehicle, or if weight of trailer exceeds 40% of tow-vehicle weight. Wipers/lights must be on when conditions arise.

Riding is permitted in fifth wheels if there is an audible and visual device with tow vehicle and fifth wheel has safety glass.

Overnight parking in state rest areas is not permitted.

Rhode Island

  • Total length: N/A
  • Trailer Length: 40'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip. and non-cargo appurtenances)
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip. and appurtenances)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Breakaway switch, flares or reflective signs. Weight of trailer requiring brakes, 4,000 pounds. Wipers on/lights on for weather conditions that require them.

Passengers may ride in pickup camper only.

Overnight parking is permitted in state rest areas.

South Carolina

  • Total length: 53' (excluding safety equip., energy conservation devices, loading equip., and fuel saving equip. on front)
  • Trailer Length: 40' (excluding safety equip., energy conservation devices, loading equip., and fuel saving equip. on front)
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip.)
  • Motor Home Length: 45' (excluding safety equip., energy conservation devices, loading equip., and fuel saving equip. on front)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip. and appurtenances up to 6")
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Breakaway switch, safety chain, flares or reflective signs, fire extinguisher in RV, brakes on trailers over 3,000 pounds gross weight. Lights and wipers on under necessary conditions.

Passengers may ride in pickup camper only. Overnight parking in state rest areas is "as posted”.

South Dakota

  • Total length: N/A
  • Trailer Length: 45' (excluding bumpers)
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip.)
  • Motor Home Length: 45' (excluding bumpers)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip. and appurtenances up to 6")
  • Height: 14'
  • Triple towing allowed with certain qualifications and not to exceed maximum combined length of 75'

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, fire extinguisher in RV, flares or reflective signs, brakes required on trailers over 3,000 pounds gross weight.

Riding is permitted in pickup camper and riding is permitted in fifth wheel with audible or visual device with tow vehicle and safety glass. Overnight parking in state rest areas is "as posted" with a three hour limit.

Tennessee

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: N/A
  • Trailer Width: 8' (excluding safety equip. appurtenances & retracted awnings up to 6")
  • Motor Home Length: N/A
  • Motor Home Width: 8' (excluding safety equip. appurtenances & retracted awnings up to 6")
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is permitted as long as it does not exceed the combined length of 65'

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch required on trailers over 3,000 pounds, fire extinguisher in RV, flares or reflective signs, brakes required on trailers with unladen weight of 1500 pounds, wipers/lights on when conditions require.

Passenger riding in pickup camper only. Overnight parking is allowed in state rest areas.

Texas

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 28' 6"
  • Trailer Width: 8'
  • Motor Home Length: N/A
  • Motor Home Width: 8'
  • Height: 14'
  • Triple towing is permitted if combined length does not exceed 65'

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch required on trailers over 3,000 pounds, flares or reflective signs, brakes on trailers with unladen weight of 4500 pounds.

Passengers are permitted to ride in pickup camper only. Overnight parking is as posted in state rest areas with a 24 hour limit.

LP Gas is restricted on the Washburn Tunnel between Pasadena and Galena Park on the Houston Ship Channel. Maximum of two 7 1/2 gallon containers (30 pounds gas each) or one 10-gallon container (40 pounds of gas) of DOT (ICC) approved type, with shutoff valve at discharge opening. Valve must be closed when in tunnel. LP gas as vehicle fuel is prohibited.

Utah

  • Total length: 65'
  • Trailer Length: 48'
  • Trailer Width: 8'
  • Motor Home Length: 65'
  • Motor Home Width: 8'
  • Height: 14'
  • Triple towing is allowed if combined length does not exceed 65' with a few exceptions

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch required on trailers over 3,000 pounds, fire extinguisher in RV, flares or reflective signs, brakes required on trailers over 2,000 pounds.

Riding is permitted in pickup camper only.

Overnight parking is as posted with a 12 hour limit.

Virginia

  • Total length: 65' (excluding safety equip., energy conservation devices, and steps/railings for entry)
  • Trailer Length: 28' 6"
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding mirrors, and appurtenances)
  • Motor Home Length: 45' (excluding bumpers)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding mirrors)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch required on trailers 3,000 pounds and over, brakes required on trailer with unladen weight of 3,000 pounds. Wipers/Lights on when conditions require.

Riding is permitted in pickup camper only. Overnight parking in state rest areas is "as posted".

RVs equipped with ICC-approved LP tanks, not exceeding two 45-pound capacity tanks (or two permanently mounted containers with a maximum total capacity of 200 pounds) may cross the Viriginia/Chesapeake Bay Bridge/Tunnel provided that, in the opinion of the toll collector or police officer after inspection, the tanks are completely shut off and securely attached.

Vermont

  • Total length: 75'
  • Trailer Length: N/A
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip. and appurtenances up to 6")
  • Motor Home Length: 46'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip. and appurtenances up to 6")
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, brakes and breakaway switch required on trailers weighing over 3,000 pounds, fire extinguisher in RV, flares or reflective signs.

Passengers may ride in truck camper only.

Overnight parking in state rest areas is not permitted.

Washington

  • Total length: 75'
  • Trailer Length: N/A
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6"
  • Motor Home Length: 40' (excluding bumpers, safety equipment, energy conservation devices, compressors, & fuel saving equip. on front)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding mirrors and appurtenances up to 6")
  • Height: 14'
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, fire extinguisher in RV, flares or reflective signs, brakes on trailers of 3,000 pounds, breakaway switch required on trailers over 3,000 pounds.

Passengers may ride in truck campers only. Overnight parking is permitted in state rest areas not to exceed eight hours.

West Virginia

  • Total length: 65' (excludes bumpers)
  • Trailer Length: 40' (excludes bumpers)
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip.)
  • Motor Home Length: 45' (excludes bumpers)
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding safety equip.)
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is not allowed

Required Equipment: Safety chain, breakaway switch, flares or reflective signs, wipers/lights on when conditions warrant, brakes required on trailers over 3,000 pounds gross weight or weight of trailer exceeds 40% of tow-vehicle weight. Wipers/lights on when conditions warrant.

Riding is permitted in fifth wheels and pickup campers. Overnight parking is not permitted in state rest areas.

Wisconsin

  • Total length: 70'
  • Trailer Length: 48' (excluding bumpers, stake pockets, air deflectors, & refrigeration)
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding appurtenances up to width of rear-view mirrors)
  • Motor Home Length: 48'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6"
  • Height: 13' 6"
  • Triple towing is with special permit and not to exceed maximum combined length of 60 foot on certain highways

Required Equipment: Safety chain, brakes on trailer with gross weight of 3,000 pounds.

Riding is permitted in fifth wheels trailers but there are some exceptions or restrictions. Riding is permitted without restriction in pickup campers. Overnight parking in state rest areas is not allowed.

Wyoming

  • Total length: N/A
  • Trailer Length: 60'
  • Trailer Width: 8' 6" (excluding appurtenances up to width of rear-view mirrors)
  • Motor Home Length: 60'
  • Motor Home Width: 8' 6" (excluding appurtenances up to width of rear-view mirrors)
  • Height: 14'
  • Triple towing is allowed but not to exceed 85' combined length

Required Equipment: Safety chain, must be able to stop in 40 feet at 20 mph.

Riding is permitted in pickup camper only. Overnight parking is "as posted" in state rest areas.