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The transport lexicon

Lexicon entries

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  • Abnormal goods

    Designation for extremely heavy or unusually long, wide or high loads, which cannot be transported without the use of a crane or lifting platform, for [...]

  • ADR

    ADR (dangerous goods)

    ADR is the name of the European treaty regarding dangerous goods. The treaty contains regulations for traffic regarding packaging, securing of loads, and labelling of [...]

  • ADSP

    Short for Allgemeine Deutsche Spediteurbedingungen = German general commercial conditions for road [...]

  • Animal transport

    The term animal transport or also livestock transport is understood as the transport of living animals by truck, car, train, ship or [...]

  • Articulated truck/trailer combination

    A truck where the front axle of the trailer is mounted on a ‘fifth wheel’, i.e. a central swashplate. This way, an articulated truck/trailer combination has one rotational point on the drawbar [...]

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