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02:08 Sep 14, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: tren de carretera
convertir un vehiculo rigido estable en inestable con clara tendencia al "trompo" o descompensar la frenada de un tren de carretera
keith
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5 +1trailer convoy
Parrot
5twin and triple trailersxxxJon Zuber
4road-trainIan McAllister


  

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trailer convoy


Explanation:
Regulations and diagrams about this at the ff. website:

http://www.mfom.es/transportes/inspeccion/pesos-maximos.html...


    Reference: http://www.mfom.es/transportes/inspeccion/pesos-maximos.html...
Parrot
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twin and triple trailers


Explanation:
See reference. A convoy is a group of vehicles.


    Reference: http://www.twna.org/trucking_terms.htm
xxxJon Zuber
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road-train


Explanation:
When a prime mover tows two or more trailers behind it, it is called a road-train.

Ian McAllister
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