Sterling LT9500 is a top pick for a lot of drivers because of various reasons. It comes with a 10-speed manual transmission, 12,000 lb. tandem axle, and 40,000 lb. rear axle. It uses a 6 cylinder engine with diesel as the primary fuel type and has a horsepower of 410.
With a Volvo tandem axle day cab, be sure to get the most in terms of efficiency, and performance. Also, Volvo offers exceptional features that are rare with most of the tandem axle day cabs by other brands.
Most box trucks have a low cab-over design that allows a tight turning radius. This also makes it easy to maneuver over tight areas, rendering them efficient for business. Also, most box trucks have a cargo space of 960 cu ft. and a maximum load capacity of 6,000 lbs.
A notable difference between straight trucks and stake trucks is that the latter has an open roof and removable sides that make it easy to load/unload. Also, some of them are as long as 24 ft., creating room for more loads.
Refrigerated Straight Trucks
In terms of length, Reefer straight trucks range from 22 to 26 ft. They can conveniently carry loads of up to 13,000 lbs and have a maximum cargo space of 1,600 cu ft. Transporting with reefer straight trucks guarantees safety as they are equipped with E-Track systems. Also, the hydraulic lift gate and side doors make it easier to load and unload.
A lot of straight trucks are able to carry heavy loads over long distances. They have automatic power steering and transmission for easy driving. Also, they have side doors and dock height with hydraulic lift gates or ramps which make loading and unloading easy.
Refrigerated Box Trucks
Refrigerated box trucks are also known as reefer box trucks. Most of them have a maximum load capacity of 7,000 lbs and a GVW of 17,950. This makes them ideal for transporting perishable goods, whether heavy or light over a long distance.
Refrigerated trailers are also known as reefer trailers. They are temperature-controlled trailers used for the transportation of frozen goods and other temperature-sensitive goods with a maximum freight weight ranging from 42,000 lb. to 45,000 lb. Also, maximum lengths of reefer trailers are from 48 ft. to 53 ft, with maximum heights and widths of 8.2 ft. and 8 ft. respectively. Reefer trailers can also be used to haul cargo that does not require temperature control.
Step Deck Trailers
Step-deck trailers are similar to flatbed trailers in that they have no sides and a roof. Alternatively, step decks are also called drop deck trailers that are made of a top and bottom deck. They have a maximum payload of 48,000 lb. with a legal freight height of up to 10 ft. Also, most step decks have maximum lengths varying from 48 ft. to 53 ft, with widths of up to 8.5 ft.
With flatbed trailers, loading and unloading of freight can be done from any side. This, plus the versatility flatbed trailers offer makes them some of the best trailers in the trailer market. The maximum freight weight of flatbed trailers is 48,000 lb, and the allowed freight height is up to 8.5 ft. Also, most trailers have a maximum width of 8.5 ft. and can be as long as 53 ft.
Peterbilt 384 is a day cab with some of the most unique functionality features. It offers a GVWR of 80,000 and a 10-speed manual transmission. The wheelbase length extends up to 170 inches with a 3.55 rear axle ratio. It has a Paccar MX13 engine and 430 horsepower.
Dry Van Trailers
Dry van trailers are enclosed trailers that mostly carry goods that could possibly get damaged from exposure to the weather. Most dry van trailers can be loaded from the rear but others have side doors to enable easier loading/unloading. They have an upper freight weight ranging from 42,000 lb. to 45,000 lb, the height of up to 8 ft, the maximum width of 8.2 ft. and maximum lengths ranging from 48-53 ft.