Glossary of terms used on this site

These are the definitions for trucks & trailers outside the commercial realm.

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King pin

It is the hitch point of a 5th wheel trailer. The king pin is mounted in the centre of the trailer apron. When the trailer is attached to the truck, the trailer apron rests on the top of the 5th wheel hitch plate.