The drivelines can be set up as pusher or a puller configurations and powered by either a diesel or gasoline engines. Some of these may be as long as 45 feet, and some are equipped with slide-out sections that expand the living quarters, and it is common to have a separate master bedroom suite.
The list of features, amenities and appliances are endless. While these are great options for both quick weekend getaways and full-time camping, they are expensive, and their size is intimidating for many.
If your Class A RV is less than 26,000 pounds and 40 feet in length, you’re likely fine to drive with your regular driver’s license. However, if your Class A motorhome exceeds that limit, you may need to take an RV safety course or get a CDL to operate it on the road. Check with your local motor vehicle licensing agency for licensing requirements.
Large interior living spaces
Plenty of cargo storage
Many options and luxury amenities
Intimidating to drive
Cannot easily take day trips without towing a separate vehicle
Expensive to purchase, repair, operate and insure
While these may be impractical for many, they are an excellent option for long haul travel. They are increasingly popular with retirees and those interested in living on the road full time.