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Permissible DC Yellow Jacket Electric Mining Vehicles

Permissible DC Yellow Jacket - 8 Man Capacity Electric Mining Vehicle

Designed and built for ruggedness and permissibility, the Yellow Jacket is generally used to carry up to 8 workers to the working face of a mine, but it can be used safely in any environment with explosive gas/air mixtures. The Yellow Jacket can be equipped with seats for comfort, if the overall height of the mine permits.

With features like the 3500 lb capacity front end with automatic hub greasers, the 8 man capacity Yellow Jacket is a great benefit in a variety of industries. Johnson Industries’ Permissible Yellow Jacket is the ideal personnel carrier and is or can be used around the world in salt mines, coal mines, molybdenum mines, zinc mines, potash mines, gold mines, rock mines.

Featuring a 7000 lb planetary rear axle with wet disc brakes, panic switch, and a 72V industrial battery pack with included charger, the Permissible Yellow Jacket from Johnson Industries is a great solution for your industry’s personnel carrier needs.


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Vehicle Specifications

  • MSHA Permissible
  • 3500 lb capacity front end with automatic hub greasers
  • Driver's backrest or cushion seat
  • 10 hp motor with 72 volt industrial battery pack, charger included
  • 7" - 11" Ground clearance (adjustable)
  • Rear and front suspension airbags
  • Panic Switch
  • Battery Monitor
  • Differential: 7000 lbs Planetary rear axle
  • Brake: Wet Disc Brakes
  • Tires: Rear - 26x12x12 ; Front - 23x8.5x12

Standard Dimensions

  • Minimum Height: 27"
  • Width: 72"
  • Deck Area: 6'x8'
  • Overall Length: 185"
  • Weight: 3800 lbs
  • Frame: 2"x4" and 2"x6" heavy wall tubing


  • Fire Suppression
  • Heavy Duty Tubular Front End
  • Front Disc Brakes
  • Strobe Light
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Rescuer Storage Box



Mining Industries
Salt Mining
Coal Mining
Molybdenum Mining
Zinc Mining
Potash Mining
Gold Mining
Rock Mining

Johnson Industries provides a range of custom designed and built vehicles and equipment to meet the needs of many different industries. From industrial duty cars, to sampling systems, Johnson Industries is the authority on industrial equipment and vehicles. Johnson Industries started out serving the coal mining industry and now serves the utility, municipality, communication, airport, factory, industrial, construction, & recreation industries.


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  • Phone Number:

    (606) 639-2029

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