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trucks

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Refers to a variety of wheeled land vehicles, self-propelled or animal-drawn, for carrying bulk goods on their own chassis or in a combination tractor unit plus trailer, generally of heavier construction than passenger vehicles; horse-drawn examples usually have sloping floors and are often equipped with fifth wheels for increased maneuverability; motorized examples have lower transmission and rear-axle ratios than automobiles. For horse-drawn vehicles generally without sides, with level carrying surfaces, and with the rear wheels set below floor level, see "drays."

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lorries

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