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#1 KKelly

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 07:46 PM

I would like to know from state to state what the speed limits on interstate roads are. Do I need to follow the truck limits and car limits? I do know some states post a speed limit for RVs pulling a trailer or just RVs. Thanks for your advice. Kevin
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Posted 08 November 2009 - 09:04 PM

I would like to know from state to state what the speed limits on interstate roads are. Do I need to follow the truck limits and car limits? I do know some states post a speed limit for RVs pulling a trailer or just RVs.

Put the cruise on at 60mph and you'll be ok in 49 of 50 states.
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Posted 09 November 2009 - 08:55 AM

Please use the following link which shows both the car and truck speed limits in each state:

http://www.motorists...ed-limit-chart/

As you can see, in most states, cars and trucks have the same speed limit. Hope this helps.
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Posted 09 November 2009 - 10:06 AM

That answers part of the question.

Now, what do motorhomes qualify as, truck or car?

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Posted 09 November 2009 - 10:13 AM

A motorhome is a passenger vehicle, not a truck. The truck designation implies commercial license plates, not passenger plates. I'm not aware of any State that requires commercial plates on a motorhome.

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Posted 09 November 2009 - 10:20 AM

That answers part of the question.

Now, what do motorhomes qualify as, truck or car?

I would have to say that unless specifically listed on a sign, as they are in Indiana, a motorhome would follow the car speed limit.
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Posted 09 November 2009 - 11:36 AM

I would have to say that unless specifically listed on a sign, as they are in Indiana, a motorhome would follow the car speed limit.


A couple of years back we were stopped by CHP in California and was informed that motorhomes followed the same rules as trucks.
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Posted 09 November 2009 - 12:38 PM

In California Trucks and anything towing a trailer are limited to 55mph. A motorhome with 2 axles is not a truck and may travel at the higher posted speed. It is my understanding from seminars with CHP that buses and motorhomes are not limited to 55mph. Since I do not travel over about 62mph and usually at 55mph in my MH I really don't sweat the details.
Therefore, if you like to go faster, you'll find me in the right hand lane, just wave as you pass.
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Posted 10 November 2009 - 12:50 PM

California is 55 MPH if you have a toad. The toad qualifies as a trailer. Illinois is posted 55 for motor homes. There are other states that may be posted specifically for motor homes but those are two that I encounter frequently. I make it a practice to follow the truck speed limits just because I would rather travel a little slower and I figure I'm a larger vehicle like a truck. I also follow the truck restrictions for left lane that you encounter on some hills and in some cities. I figure if those working guys can slow down and follow the rules, I can too.

I too will be in the right lane most of the time. It minimizes the lane changing and makes driving so much more relaxing. The exception would be in city driving. I prefer to be one lane over from the right lane to allow entering and exiting traffic to get on and off without having to maneuver around me and vice versa.
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