tractor trailer

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Noun1.tractor trailer - a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer togethertractor trailer - a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
semitrailer, semi - a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle
tandem trailer - trucking rig with two trailers in tandem
trailer - a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor
motortruck, truck - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
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A car attempted to pass a bus, hit it, and collided head-on with the tractor trailer with Bulgarian registration.
Then he started buying a dozen or so old tractor trailer boxes at a time, tearing them apart with a front-end loader, salvaging the steel and aluminum.
Furthermore, its bus ramps are too narrow and steep to accommodate tractor trailers. Nevertheless, Javits will be paying an additional $600 million for this facility and many millions more to modify it.
The most challenging aspect of the convoy, Boris said was, "Ensuring that all tractor trailer drivers and their secondary loads completed the mission safely."
Then on August 20, 2003, while Rebecca was driving home from orientation at the high school a few days prior to the start of her junior year, her car collided with another vehicle on rain-slick Interstate 595 and skidded under a tractor trailer. The young cheerleader and honor student did not survive.
Due to the speed of his vehicle and wet pavement, he was unable to stop before striking the rear end of a tractor trailer. The trailer was in its lane and at a full stop, and its brake lights were working.
* As would be expected, damage to a maintenance truck not equipped with a TMA is considerably more extensive when hit by a tractor trailer unit than by an automobile.
A head-on collision between a tractor trailer from Belarus and a tractor trailer from Turkey occurred on the road connecting the Danube city of Ruse and the town of Byala in northern Bulgaria.
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Leo drove a tractor trailer truck for the American Optical Co.