Rules and regulations for trucks

Trucks are arranged by their fully loaded capacity or gross vehicle weight. Less than 8,500 pounds gross vehicle weights are categorized under work trucks and less than 10,000 gross vehicle weights are categorized as light trucks. Light pickup trucks, vans and utility vehicles cover more than half of the production of the trucks around the world. With the gross vehicle weight of 10,000 to 26,000 pounds, comes the category of the medium trucks with mostly straight designs. Around three percent of sales is coming from this type of trucks. There are also heavy-duty haulers and some off-road vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of more than 26,000 pounds to more than 80,000 pounds. Production of trucks is going down annually since 2004 if compared to passenger cars.

Most companies sell their trucks after awhile so that other gets an opportunity to buy Cheap second hand trucks [รถ บรรทุก มือ สอง ราคา ถูก, which is the term in Thai].

If you’re looking for a heavy-duty truck to use as a dumper or transport large shipments than you can also buy second hand ten-wheel trucks [รถ บรรทุก สิบ ล้อ มือ สอง, which is the term in Thai] for a cheap price.

Importance of aerodynamics in trucks

For efficient transportation through high-speed highway, aerodynamics is very important. The drag produced by wind affects the speed of the truck and due to this drag by the wind; trucks need more power to run at high-speed. More power means the truck needs more fuel to burn. With the help of aerodynamics, companies were able to save operating cost of trucks by 22 percent. This can be achieved in many ways, such as by simply closing the gaps between trailer and truck as much as possible.

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