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cvanderweyst

legal question

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Is it legal to have passengers ride in a 5th wheel style camper

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It's illegal in most states I do believe. And personally I wouldn't recommend it. I wouldn't want to be in that Camper if something happened.

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In Minnesota you can have passengers in a 5th wheel camper but you have to have a two way com. or have hand held radios.

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I knew it was legal, didn't know about the communication, good to know!!

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Legal or not I think its a bad idea, I saw what happens first hand to a trailer that comes loose from a truck in denver a few months ago. we drove past a toy hauler that looked like a bunch of toothpicks and shreaded metal scattered as far as the eye can see. I cant immagine you would survive if such a thing happened.

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What I am planning on doing is taking it from my wedding to the reception(short trip low speeds) I figure it is better than risking me and my wedding party getting in a drinking related crash or getting picked up by the police. I cant afford to rent a limo or party bus.

I called the local sheriff department and they said it was legal and that you didnt need radio communication. But I am bringing radios anyway.

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