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  • Dump truck


    Mercedes-Benz Arocs dump truck with eight-wheel drive A dump truck, known also as a dumper truck or tipper truck is used for transporting loose material (such as sand, gravel, or demolition waste) for construction. A typical dump truck is equipped with an open-box bed, which is hinged at the rear and equipped with hydraulic rams to lift the front, allowing the material in the bed to be deposited ("dumped") on the ground behind the truck at the site of delivery. In the UK, Australia and India the term applies to off-road construction plant only, and the road vehicle is known as a tipper lorry (UK, India), tip-truck, tip-trailer, tipper truck, or tipper (Australia and New Zealand).

  • Terminal tractor


    A terminal tractor, known in the United States as a shunt truck, spotter truck, spotting tractor, yard truck, yard dog, yard goat, yard horse, yard jockey or mule, is a semi-tractor intended to move semi trailers within a cargo yard, warehouse facility, or intermodal facility, much like a switcher locomotive is used to position railcars. A terminal tractor moving trailers in Rotterdam, the Netherlands Distinctions between a terminal tractor and a regular road truck are several and noticeable: A single-person cab offset to the side of the engine. A full-height, sliding rear door for easy access to trailer connections. A very short wheelbase, usually with a solidly mounted rear axle. A low-power diesel or alternative fuel engine, usually with an automatic transmission. A fifth-wheel coupling with an integrated lifting mechanism allows the semi-trailer's legs to remain in the lowered position during movement. and of hydraulic lift is typical. 12-gauge steel side wall cab construction with steel floors for protection in abusive and dangerous work environments. 360-degree view to facilitate five to six moves an hour.

  • Truck driver


    A truck driver (commonly referred to as a trucker, teamster or driver in the United States and Canada; a truckie in Australia and New Zealand; a lorry driver, or driver in Ireland, the United Kingdom, India, Nepal and Pakistan) is a person who earns a living as the driver of a truck (usually a semi truck, box truck or dump truck).

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