Vehicle transportation module

  • US 6,503,034 B2
  • Filed: 02/26/2001
  • Issued: 01/07/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/30/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for loading vehicles for transportation comprising the steps of:

  • providing a module including a driver-side side wall, a passenger-side side wall parallel to and laterally spaced from said driver-side side wall, each side wall being a generally continuous wall to protect any vehicles received in said module, at least one of said side walls including an opening that is located to receive a driver'"'"'s door of a vehicle therethrough when a vehicle is generally entirely received in said module, and a bottom support structure extending between said side walls for supporting at least one vehicle located thereon, and a roof spaced from said bottom support structure such that said roof and said bottom support structure are arranged to closely receive a single layer of vehicles therebetween;

    locating said module on an external surface;

    driving said vehicles from said external surface onto said bottom support structure in said module; and

    securing said vehicles in said module.

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