Trucks

Trucks

by Kay Barnham
     
 

The first trucks started out big, and over the years they've kept getting bigger. The largest truck on American roads weighs 90 tons! Here are 25 different kinds of truck: flatbeds, dropsiders, milk tankers, refrigerated trucks, road sweepers, garbage trucks, snowplows, fire engines, and even trucks built for racing. A final spread shows a battery-and-solar powered… See more details below

Overview

The first trucks started out big, and over the years they've kept getting bigger. The largest truck on American roads weighs 90 tons! Here are 25 different kinds of truck: flatbeds, dropsiders, milk tankers, refrigerated trucks, road sweepers, garbage trucks, snowplows, fire engines, and even trucks built for racing. A final spread shows a battery-and-solar powered truck of the future, currently in its design stage at Mercedes-Benz.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764150388
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Series:
Pocket Gems Ser.
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
3.24(w) x 4.63(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
6 Years

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