There are several ways to classify trucks, one is by weight, or size, I.e.: 1 Ton; 2 Ton; 5 Ton; 10 Ton, etc.
Another way is by the type of cab, I.e.: Day cab; cab over; conventional; etc.
And of course there is no end to the combinations of those two methods, i.e.: 1 Ton Slim Line; 5 Ton Crew Cab; 10 Ton sleeper cab; 5 Ton Day Cab;
Here are just a few examples:
CONVENTIONAL DAY CAB
COE (CAB OVER ENGINE) SLEEPER
A cab over because the cab is mounted above the motor.
A sleeper because there is a bunk, or bed, behind the driver's seat.
Above the stairs is the door to the JOCKEY BOX. Usually, on a COE, there is a JOCKEY BOX door, on each side of the cab. The JOCKEY BOX is one compartment under, the entire length of, the bed.
(Photo `04 Burnaby, B. C. Canada)
(At the studio of `Kingdom Hospital'.)
`SLIM LINE' OR `DAY CAB', COE
It looks like it has a sleeper but the panels are not part of the cab. They are attached to the side of the cab to prevent wind resistance against the front of the trailer.
(Photo `05 Burnaby, B. C. Canada)
Back seat compartment but no rear doors.
CAB FORWARD CREW CAB
A cab forward because the drivers feet are ahead of the steering axle.
A crew cab because it has back doors for easier access to the rear seat.
(Photo `04 Shanghai, China)
CONVENTIONAL CREW CAB
(Photo `04 Tiazhou, P.R. China
(Photo `04 Surrey, B. C. Canada)
TWO STOREY EDSEL
(Photo `05 Jolly, Texas USA)
The cab and sleeper have the same roofline, low.
Designed for pygmies.
Note the JOCKEY BOX door near the bottom of the bunk area. Near the top is a vent that can be opened to allow a flow of fresh air.
(Photo `04 Squamish, B. C. Canada)
CHRISTY-ANNE, CO DRIVER
The co driver's duties include map reading, to tell the driver where to go, and singing, to keep the driver awake.
(Photo `04 Prince George, B. C. Canada)
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