A road train – a trucking vehicle used in rural and remote areas of Argentina, Australia, Canada, Mexico and the US. These trucks are used to move freight efficiently. Instead of pulling one trailer, a road train pulls two or more of them. Australia has the largest and heaviest road-legal vehicles in the world. The terms triples or turnpike doubles are commonly used for longer combination vehicles, in the US. Watch the video below, you can see the 3B “Centipede” and the Canadian Mammoet. The first one is a 160 foot long and 205 ton truck powered by a 550 HP diesel engine. It has an 18-speed transmission, and 110 wheels and 28 axles. The Mammoet is a self-propelled modular transporter, which carries a 1,790 ton 75 foot high building.
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