Travel trailer having improved turning radius

  • US 7,878,545 B2
  • Filed: 12/08/2008
  • Issued: 02/01/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/29/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A fifth wheel travel trailer for use with a pickup truck as a towing vehicle, the pickup truck having a bed with a mating hitch and a cab, the travel trailer including:

  • a chassis having a front end;

    a hitch attached to the chassis adjacent the front end and configured to engage the mating hitch at a pivot location; and

    a compartment having an upper deck and a pair of outer wall recessed portions located adjacent a front of the upper deck entirely rearward of the pivot location to provide clearance for a portion of the cab so as to permit the pickup truck to make a tighter turn without the cab striking the travel trailer.

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