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Section 236:73-a

    236:73-a "RV Friendly" Markers. –
I. Subject to the prior approval of the Federal Highway Administration, the department of transportation shall incorporate the use of "RV friendly" markers on specific business directional signs for business establishments that cater to the needs of persons driving recreational vehicles. A business establishment that qualifies for a business directional sign and that also qualifies as "RV friendly" may request that an "RV friendly" marker be displayed immediately adjacent to such establishment's business logo sign on the appropriate background sign panel. The business applicant shall pay all costs of the "RV friendly" marker. For purposes of this section, the "RV friendly" marker to be displayed shall be such marker as may be approved by the Federal Highway Administration in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
II. In accordance with the provisions of RSA 21-L:12, and subject to the approval of the Federal Highway Administration, the department shall adopt rules, pursuant to RSA 541-A, necessary to implement the provisions of this section, including rules setting forth the minimum requirements for business establishments to qualify as "RV friendly." Such requirements shall include, but shall not be limited to:
(a) Roadways shall be hard surface, such as gravel, compacted stone dust, pavement, or other firm surface, and at least 12 feet wide with a minimum swing radius of 50 feet for entering and exiting the facility.
(b) Roadway access and parking facilities shall be free of any obstructions up to 14 feet above the surface.
(c) Facilities requiring short-term parking shall have 2 or more spaces that are 12 feet wide and 65 feet long with a swing radius of 50 feet to enter and exit the spaces.
(d) Fueling facilities with canopies shall have a 14-foot clearance and facilities selling diesel fuel shall have pumps with non-commercial nozzles.
(e) Fueling facilities shall allow for pull-through with a swing radius of 50 feet.
(f) Campgrounds shall have 2 or more spaces that are 18 feet wide and 45 feet long.

Source. 2007, 87:1, eff. Aug. 10, 2007.