Protecting Your RV Rights: We’ve Got Your Back!
FMCA is the largest association dedicated exclusively to the freedom and fun of owning an RV. We work to protect RV owners' rights:
- Residential parking
- Overnight parking
- Length/Width limits
- License requirements
- Any issue or law affecting the use of an RV
FMCA has a Governmental and Legislative Affairs Committee that assists members who face local parking rights restrictions and other regulations affecting the use of their RVs.
We understand traveling in an RV can present unique situations. This may be more of a concern for motorhome (Type A, B, C or bus conversion) owners due to the size of their rigs. We're here to help:
FMCA's Parking Rights Manual & Guide summarizes significant
parking rights cases. It can help members to understand
their legal rights and the rights of legislative bodies that place restrictions on
DOWNLOAD THE PARKING RIGHTS MANUAL & GUIDE
Curious about individual state rules in the U.S. and Canada? Verify motorhome length
restrictions, license requirements, road regulations and more before you hit the road.
DOWNLOAD THE MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS RESOURCE LIST
FMCA joined other industry associations in signing a letter to be sent to congressional reps who will be considering whether to renew the Satellite Home Viewer Act in summer 2019. Section 119 of this act is what allows DirecTV and Dish to supply RVers and long-haul truckers with Distant Network Signals (DNS). This provides RVers who sign up for DNS access to network stations from New York City or Los Angeles as they travel.
Learn more about Section 119 and how RVers’ satellite TV service works.
Press Release: RV Industry Mobilizes
Voice Your Opinion
While FMCA has a committee dedicated to working and fighting for your rights as an RVer, the power is in your hands as well! You can call your politicians and tell them how you feel on certain issues that are important to you and your fellow RVers.
To contact your U.S. Senators, click here.
To contact your U.S. House Representative, click here.
To learn about The Congressional RV Caucus, and find out if your local politicians are already advocating on your behalf, click here.
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