recovery vehicle


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recovery vehicle

[ri′kəv·ə·rē ‚vē·ə·kəl]
(mechanical engineering)
A special-purpose vehicle equipped with winch, hoist, or boom for recovery of vehicles.
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Later that month the owner of a forklift truck left it in a layby on the A45 near Dunchurch, and returned to see it on the rear of a recovery vehicle, with a group of men around it.
HELP The recovery vehicle driver, who has not been named, was taken to hospital and released after treatment.
It set the stage for acquiring a replacement for the Pave Hawks--the personnel recovery vehicle, or PRV.
The HX family comes in variants ranging from 4x4 to 10x10, configured for a multitude of different missions: cargo trucks and heavy-duty recovery vehicles, tankers, firing units and system platforms as well as folding-road and bridge-laying systems.
Alex Bozman, prosecuting, told Kirklees magistrates: "He left the house and saw two men running away from the vehicle which had collided with a recovery vehicle owned by him.
The car overturned below the road at Towyn, main, and being loaded onto a recovery vehicle, inset | PICS: CHRIS WILLEY
The 25-year-old Frenchman crashed into a recovery vehicle after aquaplaning off the wet track at the same corner as Sauber's Adrian Sutil, who had left the circuit on the previous lap.
The police found two of the gang members, an Indian national and a Pakistani national, driving a recovery vehicle in Al Aweer used car market at 3am.
He stepped in when he saw a man wedged between his recovery vehicle and an Aston Martin DB9 he was trying to tow.
Drivers, when you exit your M88A1-series recovery vehicle, do you sometimes feel a little tug on your pants?
One witness, who did not wish to be named, said: "I saw an ambulance and also two silver-coloured cars being carried away on a recovery vehicle. There were lengthy tailbacks."
A recovery vehicle was summoned to remove the car wreckage, which was lifted from the Bay-facing part of the road.