Crossing state lines comes with the exhilaration of adventure as well as a new set of laws. We are here to inform and help you avoid tickets. Check in each week to learn about the Rules of the Road.
Towing an RV or Vehicle in South Carolina:
Max tow speed: 55
Towing a car: Brakes required if combined vehicle weight exceeds 3,000 pounds
GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) Allowance: 2 axles 38,500 lbs
Rquired license: Class E – single unit non-commercial vehicles more than 26,000 GVW; Class F – combination unit non-commercial vehicles more than 26,000 GVW
Allowed to triple tow: No
Height: 13 ½’
Width: 8 ½’
Combined length: None
South Carolina cell phone laws: None, for more information on cell phone and texting bans visit the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Visit the South Carolina Department of Transportation website for more information on South Carolina road conditions.
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