Definition: Types of body of goods road vehicle

Transport

Classification of goods road vehicles by types of their superstructures. The following classification of types of bodies of goods road vehicles are considered:

a) Ordinary open box 
    - With cover
    - Flat

b) Tipper

c) Tanker 
    - Solid bulk
    - Liquid bulk

d) Temperature controlled box 

e) Other closed box 

f)  Skeletal container and swap-body transporter

g) Livestock transporter

h) Others

This definition is identical in the third and fourth version of the Transport Glossary.
Source:
International Transport Forum, Eurostat, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), "Illustrated Glossary for Transport Statistics", 4th Edition, Luxembourg 2009
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