towed load

towed load

[′tōd ′lōd]
(mechanics)
The weight of a carriage, trailer, or other equipment towed by a prime mover.
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And when operating your FMTVs, it is vital NOT to exceed maximum payload or maximum towed load limits
Vehicle Payload Maximum Towed Load Truck, Cargo, M1083A1 10,000 lbs 21,000 lbs Truck, Cargo, M1083A1P2 10,000 lbs 21,000 lbs Truck, Cargo w/MHC, M1084A1 10,000 lbs 21,000 lbs Truck, Cargo, Long 10,000 lbs 21,000 lbs Wheelbase, M1085A1 Truck, Cargo, Long 10,000 lbs 21,000 lbs Wheelbase, M1085A1P2 Truck, Cargo, Long 10,000 lbs 21,000 lbs Wheelbase w/MHC, M1086A1 Truck, Cargo, Long 10,000 lbs 21,000 lbs Wheelbase w/MHC, M1086A1P2 Truck, Expansible Van, 10,000 lbs 21,000 lbs M1087A1 Truck, Expansible Van, Not Applicable 21,000 lbs M1087A1P2 Truck, Tractor, M1088A1 Not Applicable 21,000 lbs on pintle hook 60,710 lbs on fifth wheel Truck, Tractor, M1088A1P2 Not Applicable 21,000 lbs on pintle hook 63,000 lbs on fifth wheel
Aim for a towed load that is 85% of the car's kerb weight (KW).
Ideally the towed load (ie caravan and contents weight) should be around 85% of the towing car's curb weight.
No extra equipment is necessary to handle towing assignments up to a towed load of 8800 pounds (3.
Plaintiffs alleged that Fleetwood represented from 1994 until 2000 that their Class A and Class C motor homes could tow up to 3,500 pounds, yet failed to adequately inform consumers that some chassis manufacturers recommend the use an auxiliary braking system for safe stopping of a 3,500 pound towed load.
Per the operator's manual for the M35A2- and M35A3-series 21/2-ton trucks, WP 0002 00-9 in TM 9-2320-361-10 and Page 1-13 in TM 9-2320-386-10, the maximum towed load for the truck's pintle hook is 6,000 pounds.
SrA Kavanaugh personally checked each convoy vehicle to ensure 100 percent safety compliance, proper attachment of towed loads, and safe securing of cargo.
Ensure all your towed loads are well balanced, with weight evenly distributed, so that it doesn't place excess nose-weight on the towing vehicle.
This total package was comprised of 5 vehicles, 4 towed loads, and 15 personnel.