US 9,809,071 B2
Protective cover for trailer coupling
Dennis McGuffee, Gulfport, MS (US)
Filed by Dennis McGuffee, Gulfport, MS (US)
Filed on Feb. 8, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/17,840.
Prior Publication US 2017/0225529 A1, Aug. 10, 2017
Int. Cl. B60D 1/60 (2006.01)
CPC B60D 1/605 (2013.01) 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A protective cover device for a trailer coupling comprising:
a. a generally hollow body having a first end and a second end, wherein said body has an inner core spanning a length between said first end and said second end and an opening; and
b. a protective element, wherein said protective element is connected to said first end of said body,
wherein the shape of the body is such that an upper horizontal plane and two vertical sidewalls of the trailer coupling device are at least partially housed within the inner core of the body when the first end of the body is in alignment with a first end of the trailer coupling device and the protective cover is placed on top of the trailer coupling device, and
wherein the opening is sized and positioned within the body such that a locking lever of a trailer coupling device passes through the protective cover via the opening to an environment opposite the inner core when the first end of the body is in alignment with a first end of the trailer coupling device and the protective cover is placed on top of the trailer coupling device.