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Trailers (Qbddfct)

Definition
Vehicles designed for carrying persons or property and drawn by a motor vehicle which carries no part of the weight and load of the trailer. Also, a freight trailer supported at its forward end by a truck tractor or another trailer and at its rearward end by attached axles. Also, a vehicle with or without motive power, designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and so constructed that some part of its weight and that of its load rests upon or is carried by another vehicle. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Semitrailers
Broader Term
Tractor trailer combinations (Qbddfc)
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Truck tractors (Qbddfcm)
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