A vehicle with four or more wheels that is made for sole purpose of drawing other vehicles such as a trailer or semitrailer and not made to carry a load itself other than as part of the weight of the vehicle and load being drawn. Truck tractors come in many sizes and serve many purposes. Short-haul tractors, made for the intent of local deliveries typically have from four to six wheels and a short wheelbase. Long-haul tractors generally have six to ten wheels, a longer wheelbase, and even sleeping and toilet facilities for drivers.

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