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.
Key features of the M88A2 HERCULES include: improved power-assisted braking to enable the recovery vehicle to tow an M1A1 tank, increased horsepower, an improved electrical system, a modernized hydraulic system and a boom that enables the vehicle to lift an M1A1 turret.
No new recovery vehicle will be registered with the police or licensed unless it is equipped with the new specification of safety procedure, Abu Dhabi Police said Thursday.
Through this sophisticated technology, the motorist would not need to wait for long to get a recovery service, and can even track the movement of the recovery vehicle on its way to him or her, added Ben Sulayem.
The existing tractor can pull the station's current Merseyclass lifeboat at 7mph but the new launch and recovery vehicle will be able to tow the new lifeboat at 10 mph to its launch site.
Brawn There is also the possibility that 'skirts' around the base of recovery vehicles are to be introduced given their ground clearance in relation to the height of an F1 car.
Sutil's car was still being removed from the area when Bianchi (pictured right) reached the scene of the accident and he hit the recovery vehicle, the race being red-flagged shortly afterwards on lap 46.
He stepped in when he saw a man wedged between his recovery vehicle and an Aston Martin DB9 he was trying to tow.
Crewmen, the left and right side personnel doors on your M88A2 recovery vehicle are quite heavy.
Both incidents were brought under control but the fire engine had to be towed away by a recovery vehicle.
We hope this will send a clear and strong message to other recovery vehicle drivers who engage in such activity.
A recovery vehicle was summoned to remove the car wreckage, which was lifted from the Bay-facing part of the road.