A trains are two trailers behind a tractor. The two trailers are connected together with a dolly converter. This configuration is undesirable owing to the additional pivot point created by the dolly converter.
In legal terms, the consignee is the person or corporation who is financially responsible (the buyer) for the receipt of a shipment. Generally, but not always, the consignee is the same as the receiver.
This truck is used to pull semi-trailers. The units are used for distances of less than 100 miles radius from the home terminal. These units are usually used for P&D (pickup & drop) and city work. Sometimes these shorter units are used to pull longer trailers (60'), which allows the unit to say within the overall legal length of 75' or 23 metres.
The different paths that the front and rear wheels take when cornering. The rear or trailer wheels will take a shorter path around the curve, corner or turn. Thus the driver has to compensate for this shortcoming by taking the curve, corner or turn wider.
This is a semi-truck that has a sleeper birth unit attached to the cab of the unit. The driver has a access to the sleeping compartment directly from the cab of the unit. Inside the sleeper birth is a bed and living quarters for long haul drivers operating "over-the-road".
Sleeper birth trucks have a sleeper birth unit directly attached to the cab of the truck. These types of units are used to transport freight & services usually beyond 100 miles (160km) of the home terminal. For over-the-road truck drivers, these sleeper birth units are equipped with living quarters as well as a bed. Living quarters can include such things as a refrigerator, television and inverter which will give the driver access to plug in microwave ovens, computers and other electric devices.