Definitions for "Independent Suspension"
Keywords:  suspension, axle, wheel, sprung, bump
suspension system that allows each wheel to move up and down without undue influence on the other wheels. Thus independent suspension on the rear wheels means that if only the right rear wheel hits a bump, the left rear wheel is not affected by it. Generally it is more expensive to manufacture independent suspension.
Any suspension in which the movement, or angle, of a wheel is not directly affected any motion of the opposite wheel.
A suspension system in which either wheel on an axle can undergo its normal vertical motions without directly influencing the motions of the opposing wheel.