03955827 is referenced by 53 patents and cites 2 patents.

A stowable step for use with a vehicle of the type having a body with a door opening therein and a frame beneath and inward from the door opening, a plate hinged to the frame and receiving a stowable tread thereupon, the tread being displacable laterally from the frame below the door opening. Slotted supports and links permit the tread to be compactly stored upon the plate and for the plate to be releasably locked against the vehicle body.

Title
Stowable step for vehicles
Application Number
5/554526
Publication Number
3955827
Application Date
March 3, 1975
Publication Date
May 11, 1976
Inventor
Joseph J Wonigar
1517 Carol Drive, Memphis, 38116
TN, US
Agent
William S Dorman
IPC
B60R 3/00
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