Heavy road vehicles: mechanical coupling between articulated vehicle combinations: part 1: design criteria and selection requirements for fifth wheel, kingpin and associated equipment

This Standard provides the attachment design forces for fifth wheel assembly and equations to determine the required D-value of components for various combinations and applies to fifth wheel assemblies used with 50 mm, 75 mm and 90 mm kingpins and associated equipment, used in heavy road vehicles, B-doubles and road trains, in normal use on both sealed and unsealed roads

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • The Standard was approved on behalf of the Council of Standards Australia on 21 May 2003 and on behalf of the Council of Standards New Zealand on 24 June 2003. It supersedes AS 1771:1996, AS 1773:1996, AS 2175:1995 and AS 4235:1994.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Standards New Zealand



  • Publication Date: 2003-7


  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 16p
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: AS 4968.1:2003

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01388961
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • ISBN: 0733753574
  • Files: ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 23 2012 2:32AM