Vehicle transport apparatus

  • US 7,547,179 B1
  • Filed: 07/29/2005
  • Issued: 06/16/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/29/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A vehicle transport apparatus comprising:

  • a beam providing a kingpin on each a proximal and distal end thereof;

    a single and only axle in vertical and horizontal sliding support of the beam, wherein the beam adjusts vertically relative to the axle, and the axle adjusts horizontally relative to the beam, and wherein the beam is unsupported by the single and only axle during at least one operating mode of the beam;

    a guide post attached to the axle;

    a vertical slide member attached to the beam and in sliding contact with the guide post; and

    a vertical position control apparatus interposed between the vertical slide member and the axle, the vertical position control apparatus controlling the vertical position of the beam relative to the axle.

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