Towing Laws and Related Links

FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/mission

 

TOWING GUIDES AND METHODS
http://www.fmca.com/motorhome/towing


TOWING WORLD TOWING LAWS
http://towingworld.com/towinglaws.cfm


HIGHWAY SAFETY
http://towingworld.com/resources/TowingLaws_files/stprovnumbers.htm

 

TOWING LAWS BY STATE

https://drivinglaws.aaa.com/laws/trailer-towing/

http://www.readybrake.com/state_laws.html

 

You may scroll down to locate your state for laws and guidelines.

Alabama

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 40'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes. Suggested, but not required.
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: Brakes not required.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 70
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer:  Not Specified
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.

Alaska

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 75'
  • Max Trailer Length: 40'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length75'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 5000
  • Towed Cars: Brake hook-up required if towed object over 3,000 pounds.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer:  Not Specified
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 5000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 75ft.Includes Bumpers

Arizona

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 40'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes. With certain qualifications. Only with fifth-wheel trailer in Arizona, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Manitoba (maximum length 23m.) and Saskatchewan.
  • Safety Chains Required: Not Stated
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: Brakes not required.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 75
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Yes
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.

Arkansas

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 43 1/2'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 70
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: 
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.

California

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'. Some exceptions or restrictions.
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 1500 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: Brakes must be sufficient to stop within a specified distance according to weight, at 20 mph.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes Riding in fifth-wheel with audible or visual device with tow vehicle and safety glass. At least one exit that can be opened from outside and inside
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes. If passenger can communicate with driver, and exit can be opened from both interior and exterior. CA: Seat belts required.
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 1500lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.Includes Bumpers. In California, required safety devices may not extend more than 10"

Colorado

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 70'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified. Total maximum combined length of 70 ft.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length70'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 70 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 75
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 70ft.

Connecticut

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 60'. On designated rural interstates; some exceptions. max length = 48'
  • Max Trailer Length: 53'. Required if trailer exceeds 50% of tow-vehicle weight. BC: laden.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 60'. On designated rural interstates; some exceptions. . Trailer limited to 48' in a 60' combination.
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 60ft.

Delaware

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 60'
  • Max Trailer Length: 40'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Not Stated
  • Breakaway Required: Not Stated
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 4000
  • Towed Cars: If towed vehicle over 4,000 pounds, brakes must connected to those of towing vehicle.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 4000lbs.
    Every motor vehicle when operated on a highway shall be equipped with brakes adequate to control the movement, and to stop and hold such vehicle and any trailer attached thereto, including 2 separate means of applying the brakes.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.

District of Columbia

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 60'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length55'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 55ft.

Florida

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 40'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: If towed vehicle weight exceeds 3,000 pounds, brake hook-ups required as well as breakaway system.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 70
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.Excludes safety devices approved by the state.

Georgia

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 60'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified.. Required if trailer exceeds 50% of tow-vehicle weight. BC: laden.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: No Limit Given
  • Two Vehicle Max Length None
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Not Stated
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 1500
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Yes Headlights must be used when visibility is less than 500 ft. Yukon: always, outside of city.
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes. Must have free access to drive compartment
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 60ft.Excludes safety and energy conservation devices

Hawaii

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 9'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 40'
  • Max Trailer Width: 9'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: Brake hook-ups required.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes. 14 years of age and older.
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.

Idaho

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 75'
  • Max Trailer Length: 48'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length75'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Not Stated
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 1500
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 1500lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 75ft.Includes Bumpers. Excludes devices determined to be necessary for safe and efficient operation

Illinois

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 60'
  • Max Trailer Length: 53'. Required if trailer exceeds 50% of tow-vehicle weight. BC: laden.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 60'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes. Required if trailer exceeds 50% of tow-vehicle weight. BC: laden.. With certain qualifications. Only with fifth-wheel trailer in Arizona, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Manitoba (maximum length 23m.) and Saskatchewan.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes. On designated rural interstates; some exceptions.
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trucks over 3700 kgs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: Brake hook-up required if towed vehicle is over 3,000 pounds.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 60ft.Exludes safety and energy conservation devices

Indiana

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 60'
  • Max Trailer Length: 40'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 60'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Yes
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 60/65ft.60' for Single Trailer, 65' for 2 Trailers

Iowa

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 60'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified.. Required if trailer exceeds 50% of tow-vehicle weight. BC: laden.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Yes
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65/70ft.65' for single trailer, 70' for 2 trailers.

Kansas

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified. Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Max Trailer Width: 9'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes. Required on bumper hitches only.
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes. Suggested, but not required.
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: Yes Must be able to stop in 40 feet and 20 mph.
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding..
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 70
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes. 14 years of age and older.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes. 14 years of age and older.
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Yes. 14 years of age and older.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 
    Auxiliary Brakes Always Required - Requires any vehicle combination to stop in 40 feet at 20 mph.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.Includes Bumpers

Kentucky

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified. Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 70 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000. Required if weight of trailer exceeds 40% of tow-vehicle weight.
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes:  
    Auxiliary Brakes Not Required - Kentucky law does not specifically require brakes on any passenger car trailers, regardless of weight. However, vehicles singular or in combination must be able to stop within distance specified by statute.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.Includes all structured parts

Louisiana

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 30'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length70'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 70 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes - Required on trailers over 6000 lbs.
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 70
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 70ft.

Maine

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 48'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Not Stated
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: 
  • Ride Travel Trailer: 
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.

Maryland

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8'
  • Combined Length: 55'
  • Max Trailer Length: 33'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 60' total; 55' on designated routes
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required if weight of trailer exceeds 40% of tow-vehicle weight.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Yes
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 55ft.Includes Bumpers. Excludes devices determined to be necessary for safe and efficient operation

Massachusetts

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 60'
  • Max Trailer Length: 40'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 60'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Not Stated
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 10,000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: 
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 10000lbs.
    Every trailer having an unladed weight of more than 10,000 lbs shall be equipped with air or electric brakes.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 60ft.

Michigan

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8'
  • Combined Length: 59'
  • Max Trailer Length: 53'. See state and provincial regulations.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes. With certain qualifications. Only with fifth-wheel trailer in Arizona, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Manitoba (maximum length 23m.) and Saskatchewan.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Yes
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.

Minnesota

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 75'
  • Max Trailer Length: 45'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length75'. Required if trailer exceeds 50% of tow-vehicle weight. BC: laden.
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes. With certain qualifications. Only with fifth-wheel trailer in Arizona, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Manitoba (maximum length 23m.) and Saskatchewan.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes - Required on trailers over 6000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: Brake hook-up required except where brakes on towing vehicle are adequate to stop both vehicles within distance required by law.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 70
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Yes
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 60ft.In a recreation vehicle combination consisting of a pickup truck, a camper-trailer and a boat, flat bed, horse trailer, etc. the camper-trailer cannot exceed 28' in length, and the entire combination cannot exceed 60' in length. The combination cannot be operated in the seven country Metro area from 6 am to 9 am and 4 PM to 7 PM Mon. - Fri.

Mississippi

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: none
  • Max Trailer Length: 40'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length99'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 2000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: Brake hook-up required.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: 
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 2000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 53/75ft.53 for single trailer, 75 for two trailers

Missouri

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified. Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes. Required on bumper hitches only.
  • Breakaway Required: Not Stated
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: Not Specified.
  • Towed Cars: Both vehicles require brakes.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 70
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Yes
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes:  
    Auxiliary Brakes Not Required. Independent braking system not required except on trailers coupled by a 5th wheel and kingpin.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.Includes Bumpers. 65' vehicle combinations are limited to designated roads and 5 miles therefrom. 55' on all other roads.

Montana

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 75'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified. Total maximum combined length of 75 ft.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 55'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length75'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 70 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: 
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.

Nebraska

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 40'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 75
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Yes
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.

Nevada

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 70'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'3"
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length70'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 70 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 1500
  • Towed Cars: Braking system required when gross weight of towed object exceeds 3,000 pounds, 1,500 pounds if 1975 or newer model.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 75
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 1500lbs.
    1500 lbs. if 1975 or newer - required on regardless of age over 3000
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 70ft.Excludes safety and energy conservation devices

New Hampshire

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8'
  • Combined Length: none
  • Max Trailer Length: 48'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length45'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Not Stated
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Not Specified.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: 
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 1500lbs.
    Requires any vehicle combination to stop in 30 feet at 20 mph.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: N/Sft.

New Jersey

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8'
  • Combined Length: 62'
  • Max Trailer Length: 40'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length53'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: Brake hookup required.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
    Every trailer and semitrailer must have brakes that can be automatically applied upon break-away from the towed vehicle, and means shall be provided to stop and hold the vehicle for adequate period of time.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 53ft.Includes Bumpers

New Mexico

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'. On designated rural interstates; some exceptions.
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified. Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Not Stated
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: Brake hookup required.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 75
  • Ride in 5th Wheel:  Not Specified
  • Ride Pickup Camper: 
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.

New York

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2' with some exceptions
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 48'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Not Stated
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 1000. Required on trailers over 1000 lbs. unladen, or 3000 lbs. laden.
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel:  Not Specified
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.Includes Bumpers

North Carolina

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'. On interstate highways; secondary roads still 8 ft.
  • Combined Length: 60'
  • Max Trailer Length: 35'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 60'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Not Stated
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 1000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Yes
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 1000lbs.
    Every semitrailer, trailer, or separate vehicle attached by a drawbar or coupling to a towing vehicle of at least 4,000 lbs, and every house trailer weighing at least 1,000 lbs, shall be equipped with brake controlled or operated by the driver of the towing vehicle.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 60ft.

North Dakota

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 75'
  • Max Trailer Length: 53'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 50'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length75'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 75 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 70
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 
    Auxiliary Brakes Always Required. Every trailer operated at a speed in excess of 25 mph must have safety chains or brakes adequate to control the movement of and to stop and to hold such vehicle and designed so that they can be applied by the driver of the towing vehicle from its cab, and must be designed and connected so that in case of an accidental breakaway the brakes are automatically applied.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 75ft.Includes Bumpers

Ohio

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified. Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 2000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel:  Not Specified
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 2000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.

Oklahoma

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 70'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified. Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel:  Not Specified
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.

Oregon

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8' with some exceptions
  • Combined Length: 50' max length. 60' w/special permit
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified. Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'. Required if trailer exceeds 50% of tow-vehicle weight. BC: laden.
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Not Stated
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: Not Stated
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes. If passenger can communicate with driver, and exit can be opened from both interior and exterior. CA: Seat belts required.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 
    No Weight Stipulation - Combination of vehicles must be able to stop within legal limits.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.A combination that includes an RV that is not more than 45' long, when operating on principal highways, may exceed the maximum length for vehicles in a combination if the combination is not more than 65' long.

Pennsylvania

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 60'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified.. Required if trailer exceeds 50% of tow-vehicle weight. BC: laden.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: Yes (4,6)
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes Riding in fifth-wheel with audible or visual device with tow vehicle and safety glass.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: 
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.Includes Bumpers

Rhode Island

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 60'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 60'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Not Stated
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 4000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel:  Not Specified
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 4000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 60ft.

South Carolina

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: none
  • Max Trailer Length: 48'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max LengthN/A
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: Brakes required if combined vehicle weight exceeds 3,000 pounds.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel:  Not Specified
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: N/Sft.

South Dakota

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 75'
  • Max Trailer Length: 53'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length80'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 75 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: Brakes, turn signals, and near lights required.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 75
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes Riding in fifth-wheel with audible or visual device with tow vehicle and safety glass.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 80ft.Exludes safety and energy conservation devices, including mirrors, turn signals, lamps, and hand holds. If second trailer exceeds 3,000 lbs gross weight, must have breakaway brakes.

Tennessee

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 40' Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 1500
  • Towed Cars: Brake hookup required.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 70
  • Ride in 5th Wheel:  Not Specified
  • Ride Pickup Camper: 
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.Excludes safety and energy conservation devices

Texas

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified. Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 4500
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 70
  • Ride in 5th Wheel:  Not Specified
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 4500lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.Includes Bumpers. Excludes devices determined to be necessary for safe and efficient operation

Utah

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 40'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes Total maximum combined length of 65 ft.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 2000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 75
  • Ride in 5th Wheel:  Not Specified
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 2000lbs.
    Requires any vehicle combination to stop in 40 feet at 20 mph.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.Includes Bumpers.
    • Excludes devices determined to be necessary for safe and efficient operation

Vermont

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 53'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 46'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 68'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel:  Not Specified
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 75ft.

Virginia

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 45'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers 3000 lbs. and over
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 55
  • Ride in 5th Wheel:  Not Specified
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.Includes coupling in the maximum length combination measurement.

Washington

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 75'
  • Max Trailer Length: Not Specified. Total maximum combined length of 75 ft.
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 46'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length75'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes. Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.
  • Fire Extinguisher: Yes
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel:  Not Specified
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 75ft.Excludes safety and energy conservation devices

West Virginia

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 65'
  • Max Trailer Length: 40'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'0"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 45'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length55'. Required if trailer exceeds 50% of tow-vehicle weight. BC: laden.
  • Triple Tow Allowed: no
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Yes
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Yes
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 (6,17)
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Yes
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 65ft.Includes Bumpers

Wisconsin

  • Max Vehicle Height: 13 1/2'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 60'
  • Max Trailer Length: 48'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 13'6"
  • Motor Home Length: 40'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length: 65'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes. With certain qualifications.
    • Only with fifth-wheel trailer in Arizona, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota,
    • Manitoba (maximum length 23m.) and Saskatchewan.
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Not Stated
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: 3000 Gross weight requiring brakes.
  • Towed Cars: Brake hook-up required on vehicle over 3,000 pounds.
  • Wipers: Not Stated
  • Max Tow Speed: 65
  • Ride in 5th Wheel: Yes. Some exceptions or restrictions.
  • Ride Pickup Camper: Yes
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 60ft.

Wyoming

  • Max Vehicle Height: 14'
  • Max Vehicle Width: 8 1/2'
  • Combined Length: 85'
  • Max Trailer Length: 60'
  • Max Trailer Width: 8'6"
  • Max Trailer Height: 14'0"
  • Motor Home Length: 60'
  • Two Vehicle Max Length85'
  • Triple Tow Allowed: Yes
  • Safety Chains Required: Yes
  • Breakaway Required: Not Stated
  • Fire Extinguisher: Not Stated
  • Flares & Signs: Not Stated
  • Trailer Brakes Required: Not Stated
  • Towed Cars: No laws regarding.
  • Wipers: Yes Must be able to stop in 40 feet and 20 mph.
  • Max Tow Speed: 75
  • Ride in 5th Wheel:  Not Specified
  • Ride Pickup Camper: 
  • Ride Travel Trailer: Not Specified.
  • Weight Limits for Towing without Auxiliary Brakes: 3000lbs.
    Requires any vehicle combination to stop in 40 feet at 20 mph.
  • Maximum Length - RV & Trailer Combo: 85ft.

 

From:

http://www.readybrake.com/state_laws.html