TRUCK CABS

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 tractor without a sleeper.)

CONVENTIONAL DAY CAB
A conventional because this was the accepted style before cab overs were invented.
A day cab because it has no sleeper.
(Photo `03 Shanghai, China)

(Cab over tractor with a bunk.)
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 COE.)
`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)
(Pick up truck with extra side windows but no extra doors.)
CLUB CAB
Back seat compartment but no rear doors.
(Small Chinese pickup with a crew cab.)
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)
(Mini Pick-up.)
CONVENTIONAL CREW CAB
(Photo `04 Tiazhou, P.R. China
(Goat tractor.)
GOAT
(Photo `04 Surrey, B. C. Canada)
(Ford COE.)
TWO STOREY EDSEL
(Photo `05 Jolly, Texas USA)
(Conventional tractor with integral sleeper.)
TURTLE
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)
(Young lady standing on step of tractor.)
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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