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Old 11-28-2006, 11:53 AM   #15
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you had me worried there for a minute... This is from the US DOT website:

Does the Federal 102-inch minimum/maximum width limit on the NN apply on non-commercial vehicles, such as recreational vehicles? (23 CFR 658.15)

No. It applies only on commercial motor vehicles.
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Old 11-28-2006, 12:06 PM   #16
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Capt. Dan:
In Arizona it's 55 feet total combined length.
The 102" wide bodys are coming out of the factories illigal to begin with. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
FMCA 2006 RV Regulation Survey

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The above allows 102" width for motorhomes and 65' combined length in Arizona.

Still many of the conversions or modifications can put you over those legal limits.

Has anyone had an insurance problem with an over sized vehicle?
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In Wisconsin the limit is 65' combined. You can apply for an over the length limit permit, but I don't know the particulars about it. I was also told that the 102" width applies to the main body of the vehicle and does not apply to the mirrors, exhaust tips, awnings, etc. I asked the department of transportation official about the chances of being pulled over for being too long. He said it would probably never happen, he had been in the department for over 30 years and had never seen or heard of anyone being stopped for beiing too long. But he also did say that if involved in a traffic accident or stopped for something else the issue of being over length may comne up. So you takes your chances!
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Old 11-30-2006, 12:38 PM   #18
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I have been ticketed for being 3 inches over legal length with a commercial vehicle. I could have adjusted the load for the officer to comply but he was more interested in the $400.

If you get pulled over by a State trooper and he cant get any money out of you, you can bet the tape measure is coming out. Of course im talking commercial.
I think from reading these blogs that the risk of an rv getting an overlength ticket is low so I would just keep on rving and if it ever happens, pay the ticket and consider it part of the cost of Rving.

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Old 05-24-2009, 12:33 PM   #19
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I got stopped once in Georga years ago and was measured; Cops got realy upset; I was 1 inch under and was let go.
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