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In Western Washington there are many dump trucks with 2 containers. The front part is a regular dump truck but they pull a second container behind them. The tow bar between the two is telescopic and can extend probably 30ft. Why would they not want to use the shortest tow bar possible to get the best turning radius? What is the reason for the variable length tow bar? We have pondered this for years and have several theories but would like a definitive answer please. Thank you.
Re: Why do dump trucks have long tow bars separating front and rear containers
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