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			Fifth Wheel - 




Coupling device attached to a tractor or dolly which supports the front of a semitrailer and locks it to the tractor or dolly. The fifth wheel's center is designed to accept a trailer's kingpin, around which the trailer and tractor or dolly pivot in turns. 









 Fifth Wheel

 Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)





	
	
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