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  Truck classification

 

It is important to choose the right type of transport to carry a cargo. Cars are the most practical and popular type. There is generally accepted criteria for understanding the differences the convenience of choosing a car for a particular load. It is much easier to choose a transport for the carriage of cargo thanks to generally accepted and expanded types according to different criteria.
Types of road transport
They use cars and trailers with different levels of capacity, tractors and off-road vehicles to transport goods. All types of road freight transport have common characteristics, according to which the necessary vehicles for the transportation of goods are selected.
Car groups:
cargo onboard transport (vans);
specialized (this includes a large number of trucks: refrigerator, container, saddle and ballast tractors, and others);
cisterns;
The third group is conditional, because it does not belong to the first two, though has common characteristics.
Carriage body type
Classification is carried out according to different criteria. The main criterion that is taken into account is a body type. According to the body type are distinguished:
Closed cars in which the base part is closed. They are completely closed or tilt-covered. Such cars are suitable for goods, the range of which is more diverse, compared to open cars.
containers - fully closed trucks for goods requiring specific conditions of carriage;
tilt-covered - specific cars that can be equipped with additional accessories; their peculiarity in the presence of an awning that can be removed in order to load or unload the cargo and to use the transport as an open area;
refrigerators (with an isothermal body) - the view is characterized by the presence of a refrigeration or freezing installation, so that it is possible to transport special loads that require a certain temperature, for example, food, flowers, chemistry;
isothermal vans make it possible to set the temperature clearly and maintain it, which is important for perishable goods and goods that require specific conditions; they can maintain the necessary plus or minus temperature, ensure the stability of transportation and storage;
minibuses - universal vehicles, a cargo, where there is one row of seats, seats from 1 to 3, the body is made of metal, the cargo compartment is separated;
Open cars are vehicles designed for unpretentious cargo.
onboard - trucks in which the body is open and the sides can be folded down; the advantage and the reason for the popularity is that there is an opportunity to unload from all sides, there is full access to the cargo, it is convenient.
dump trucks - self-unloading cars;
container sites;
cranes - they exist to move something in space;
motor carriers;
cisterns - they are designed for liquids that can not only be transported, but also stored for a short time'
timber trucks are intended for transportation of logs, as well as sawn timber; they are different from short log trucks that carry oblong loads.
Types of trucks are different, taking into account the specifics of the goods, purpose and other parameters.

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