Rules of the Road in RV's

Here are the rules of the road while Ring in the southeastern states. City RV Rentals does not allow towing.

FLORIDA: Maximum RV width 102 in.; maximum motorhome length 45 ft.; maximum trailer length 40 ft.; maximum RV height 13.5 ft.; maximum combined length for two vehicles 65 ft. Triple towing is illegal. Riding allowed in truck campers. RV Safety Requirements: Trailers over 3,000 lbs.: trailer brakes, breakaway switch and safety chains. State Driving Laws: Wipers on/headlights on. Right turn on red allowed unless posted otherwise. At least two riders for carpool lanes. More Information: Florida Highway Patrol, Office of Public Affairs, Room A425, MS44, 2900 Apalachee Pkwy., Tallahassee FL 32399-0553; (850) 617-2381 Emergency number: 911 or *FHP or *347 on cellular phones

GEORGIA: Maximum RV width 102 in.; maximum motorhome length 45 ft.; maximum trailer length not specified; maximum RV height 13.5 ft.; maximum length for two-vehicle combination 60 ft. Riding allowed in truck campers. Overnight parking in rest areas is not allowed. RV Safety Requirements: One mirror required on all RVs. Over 1,500 lbs.: trailer brakes and safety chain. More Information: Department of Transportation, Commissioner, 2 Capitol Sq., Atlanta GA 30334 Emergency number: (404) 656-5267, or *GSP on cellular phones

LOUISIANA: Maximum RV width 102 in. (on federal road systems; 96 in. elsewhere); maximum motorhome length 45 ft.; maximum trailer length 40 ft.; maximum length of two- or three-vehicle combination 70 ft. Riding allowed in truck campers. Overnight parking in rest areas is prohibited unless posted otherwise. RV Safety Requirements: Over 3,000 lbs.: trailer brakes, breakaway switch. State Driving Laws: Right turn on red is allowed, unless posted otherwise. Wipers on/lights on. More Information: Louisiana State Police, 265 South Foster Dr., Baton Rouge LA 70806; (225) 925-4239 Emergency number: 911 (in metropolitan areas only); *ISP or *911 on cellular phones

MISSISSIPPI: Maximum RV width 102 in.; maximum motorhome length 45 ft; maximum trailer length 40 ft.; maximum RV height 13.5 ft. Triple-towing is allowed. Riding allowed in truck campers, fifth-wheel trailers and travel trailers. Overnight parking in rest areas is not allowed. RV Safety Requirements: Trailers over 2,000 lbs.: trailer brakes and safety chains. More Information: Mississippi Department of Public Safety, P.O. Box 958, Jackson MS 39205-0958 Emergency number: 911; *HP or *47 on cellular phones

SOUTH CAROLINA: Maximum RV width 102 in.; maximum motorhome length 45 ft.; maximum trailer length 48 ft.; maximum RV height 13.5 ft. Triple-towing not allowed. Riding is allowed in truck campers. Overnight parking in rest areas is not allowed. RV Safety Requirements: Trailers over 10,001 lbs., other than fifth-wheel trailers: chains, cable, etc. State Driving Laws: Wipers on/headlights on. Right turn on red (after full stop) is allowed, unless posted otherwise. Front-seat passengers must wear seat belts. Children under 4 yrs. must be in child-restraint safety seats; children 4-6 must use child-restraint safety seats or wear seat belts. More Information: South Carolina Department of Public Safety, State Transport Police Div., P. O. Box 1993, Blythewood SC 29016; (803) 896-5500 Emergency number: (803) 896-9621;*HP or *47 on cellular phones

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