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Wheelhouse road regs

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I've got a custom built 8'x14' house that I don't have wheels on yet. Was just wondering what/if any regs there are for width of a fishouse. I always thought that there were none, but I heard a rumor that they may make you license one as a regular trailer.

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I am not sure of width requirements, but I have heard that they now require houses with sleeping accomandations to be licensed as a recreational vehicle.

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Cant be over 102 inches that is max width of any trailer for the road.

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Who determines sleeping quarters? I suppose anything with a permanent bunk? How about one that folds down and serves as a "bench"? I built this house a few years back and have been hauling it on a 101" trailer. Crank it on with a winch. Weighs about 1600 lbs. Actually very light for it's size. Built to last forever,wont rot/rust/and it will float! Wanted to get wheels on it this year so my father-in-law doesn't have to mess with the jacks,etc. It'll be 116" w/ wheels. Don't have to go far to the lake so I guess I'll take my chances on a midnight run w/ a follower. Thanks for the info.

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highwaypatrol officer told me that 8ft 6inches is as wide as you could go. that is overall witdh

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