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Old 02-14-2017, 07:03 AM   #1
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Wondering who (if any) here have actually been pulled-over & stopped by Law or DOT enforcement to check the combined length of their rig (motorhome & tow vehicle or trailer).

If you have, please indicate the State in which it happened, when and what the outcome was.
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unless you give them a 'reason' to, they don't spend their time worrying about it
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Wondering who (if any) here have actually been pulled-over & stopped by Law or DOT enforcement to check the combined length of their rig (motorhome & tow vehicle or trailer).

If you have, please indicate the State in which it happened, when and what the outcome was.
To All; Apologies, after posting my question on size limits, I ran across a similar topic thread which has already be responded to by many - consensus being that stops do not usually occur due to overall length.

http://www.irv2.com/forums/f103/rv-a...-a-323916.html
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I travel all over central US and East Coast - I'm 68.5 ft- never even get a second look. Now Florida does Look and will pull you over if they suspect your over length. For Florida I have an annual over length Permit, covers up to 80 ft. $20 a year. " My stay out of Jail Card"
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I'm guessing that unless you are obviously over length (by more than a few feet) you are not going to be stopped for it. We used to "double bottom" and I asked 3 different traffic law agencies and all 3 told me to not worry about it, that they never checked for over length and the only way they thought it may come into play would be if I were involved in an accident and my length looked like it contributed to the accident.
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We're 75' long and no problems anywhere. However, to be comfortable, I buy a $16 oversize permit when we travel in CA. Our son is 78' and we have talked to people who are over 80' and no problems. All drive safely and under the speed limits.
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