Articulated vehicle definition

Articulated vehicle means a vehicle which consists of two or more rigid sections which articulate relative to one another; the passenger compartments of each section intercommunicate so that passengers can move freely between them; the rigid sections are permanently connected so that they can only be separated by an operation involving facilities which are normally only found in a workshop;
Articulated vehicle means a vehicle with three or more axles, comprising a power unit (called tractor, prime-mover etc.) and semi-trailer which is superimposed on the power unit and coupled together by means of a kingpin revolving on a turn-table and is an articulated vehicle whether automatically detachable or permanently coupled, but this definition does not apply to 2 axle log loaders.
Articulated vehicle means a combination of vehicles comprising a motor vehicle and semi–trailer coupled to the motor vehicle.

Examples of Articulated vehicle in a sentence

  • Articulated vehicle means a vehicle with three or more axles comprising a power unit (called tractor-truck or prime mover) and semi-trailer which is superimposed on the power unit revolving on a turntable and is an articulated vehicle whether automatically detachable or permanently coupled.

  • Articulated vehicle A goods carrying vehicle made up of a power unit and one semi trailer.

  • Articulated vehicle - a goods carrying vehicle made up of a power unit and one or more semi-trailers.

  • Goods road motor vehicle coupled to a trailer Articulated vehicle with a further trailer attached is included.

  • Articulated vehicle shall mean a motor propelled vehicle used for the conveyance of goods, or merchandise and the like and comprising two separate units, viz., a tractor and semi-trailer.


More Definitions of Articulated vehicle

Articulated vehicle means a heavy motor car or motor car, not being an articulated bus, with a trailer so attached that part of the trailer is superimposed on the drawing vehicle and, when the trailer is uniformly loaded, not less than 20% of the weight of its load is borne by the drawing vehicle;
Articulated vehicle means a vehicle with three or more axles, comprising a power unit (called a tractor, prime mover etc.) and semitrailer which is superimposed on the power unit and coupled together by means of a kingpin revolving on a turn-table and is an articulated vehicle whether automatically detachable or permanently coupled.
Articulated vehicle means a vehicle that consists of a motor vehicle and a semi-trailer that has been coupled to it;
Articulated vehicle means a combination of vehicles comprising a tractor and semitrailer so attached to the tractor that part of the semitrailer is superimposed upon the tractor and when the semitrailer is uniformly loaded, not less than 20 percent of the weight of its load is borne by the tractor;
Articulated vehicle means a motor vehicle to which a semi-trailer is attached;
Articulated vehicle means a vehicle with 3 or more axles, comprising of power unit (called "tractor truck", "prime mover", etc.) and semi-Trailer which is superimposed on power unit, and coupled together by means of a king pin revolving on a turn-table and is articulated whether automatically detachable or permanently coupled.
Articulated vehicle means a combination of vehicles comprising a motor vehicle and semi-trailer coupled to the motor vehicle;