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SAE J1142

Towability Design Criteria and Equipment Use - Passenger Cars, Vans, and Light-Duty Trucks

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Organization: SAE
Publication Date: 1 October 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 29
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This SAE Recommended Practice describes the type of equipment commonly used with towing equipment, provides information to calculate safe steering loads, and outlines design criteria.

Purpose-

To provide guidelines for equipment usage and the design of vehicles to minimize damage in the towing of vehicles up to 4173 kg (9200 lb) GVWR in the event of disablement.

NOTE-See Section 3 for glossary.

Document History

SAE J1142
October 1, 2019
Towability Design Criteria and Equipment Use - Passenger Cars, Vans, and Light-Duty Trucks
This SAE Recommended Practice describes the type of equipment commonly used with towing equipment, provides information to calculate safe steering loads, and outlines design criteria. Purpose— To...
February 2, 1994
(R) Towability Design Criteria and Equipment Use - Passenger Cars, Vans, and Light-Duty Trucks, Recommended Practice
1. Scope--This SAE Recommended Practice describes the type of equipment commonly used with towing equipment, provides information to calculate safe steering loads, and outlines design criteria. 1.1...
June 10, 1991
(R) TOWABILITY DESIGN CRITERIA AND EQUIPMENT USE-PASSENGER CARS, VANS, AND LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS
The Purpose of this SAE Recommended Practice is to provide guidelines for equipment Usage and the design of vehicles to minimize damage in the towing of vehicles up to 4173 kg (9200 lb) GVWR in the...
July 1, 1976
TOWABILITY DESIGN CRITERIA-PASSENGER CARS
Purpose-The purpose of this SAE Recommended Practice is to provide guidelines for the design of vehicles and procedures to minimize damage in the towing of the vehicle with conventional towing...

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