Building  Owners  and  Managers  Association  International

Building Owners and Managers Association International

TRACTOR

A truck that has a cab but no body; used for pulling large trailers or vans.  The tractor is the driver compartment and engine of the truck.  It has two or three axles.  A short truck consisting of the driver's cab, designed to pull a large trailer.  Truck designed primarily to pull a semitrailer by means of a fifth wheel mounted over the rear axle(s). Sometimes called a truck tractor or highway tractor to differentiate from it from a farm tractor.