2008 State Towing Laws W-Z
| ||Washington ||West Virginia||Wisconsin||Wyoming |
|Height (ft)||14 || 13.5||13.5||14 |
|Width (ft) ||8.5 ||8.5||8.5||8.5|
| Trailer Length (ft) ||53 ||40||48||45 |
|Motorhome Length (ft) ||46 ||45||40L||60 |
| Two-Vehicle Combined Length (ft) ||75 ||65||60 1||85 |
|Triple Towing Allowed || |
|Safety Chain ||NS |
|Breakaway Switch || ||NS |
|Weight Brakes Required|| |
|Towing Speed Limit (mph) ||60 ||55||65||75 |
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- indicates “yes,” item is permitted or required.
“NS“ indicates not specified.
“L” indicates legislation pending to increase length
1 Maximum combined length 60 ft. on selected
highways. Special permit in OR, WI. MI maximum
length 70 ft, WA maximum 56 ft. with permit.
2 Required on trailers over 3000 lbs.