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Old 10-07-2015, 09:42 PM   #15
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Defiantly have a profesional Tow company tow your rig, please make sure the dispatcher knows how large and heavy your rig is.

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Defiantly have a profesional Tow company tow your rig, please make sure the dispatcher knows how large and heavy your rig is.

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I stressed the large vehicle (45') and weight (50,000#'s) with Coach Net and the rig they sent just was not quite adequate even though the owner said he had towed Greyhound buses with it.
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Proper way to tow a Class A ???

My rig is 12 foot 8, and would likely have no issues in the Southwest where the clearances are over 15 feet.
Flat bed low-boy please!
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My rig is 12 foot 8, and would likely have no issues in the Southwest where the clearances are over 15 feet.
Flat bed low-boy please!
Nope, No flatbed low boy for you. Anything over 13' 6" total height in the USA is a permit load. It would require a state permit and flagging escort cars with a height detection unit installed in the lead car, and in some states a police escort. A permit load can also only be moved during daylight hours Monday thru Saturday.

The hook is your only option.
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John Hawkins had a great presentation on towing motor homes at the Indianapolis FMCA rally a few years ago.

He has an article in the June, 2011, FMCA magazine titled 'Beating the Breakdown Blues'. The article tells you what you need to know, what you need to tell the road service so you get the right equipment sent out to you and what to expect from the tow service.

You need to be an FMCA member to access the article.
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