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Number of Axles on A Truck

How many axles are there in a truck?

2 to 5.

An old four-wheel truck usually has 2 axles, one each at the front and the rear. The 10-wheeler semi-tractor and semi-trailer usually has 3 axles, one front steer axle and two rear drive axles. The 18-wheeler truck is known to have a total of 5 axles, one in the front, two in the fifth wheel coupling, and one in the rear. The number of axles may exceed five for additional trailers attached to the truck.

This fact is verified on : March 2, 2010.





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