Boat Ramps of California

For Trailer Boatings Enthusiasts


Boat TRailering Laws

For the State of California

Maximum Speed Limit: 55
Maximum Dimensions for trailer: 40'L x 8'6"W x 14' H
Maximum Length with Trailer: 65'
Minimum Weight requiring Separate Trailer Brakes:1500 lbs.
Trailer Equipment Requirements
Safety Chains: Y
Brake lights: Y
Tail lights: Y
Clearance Lights: Y
License Light: Y
Turn Signals: Y
Reflectors: Y
Flares: Y (Over 80" Wide)
Breakaway Brakes: Y (Must hold for 15 minutes)
Tie-downs: Y
Two Trailers: N
Insurance: Y