One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A truck where the driver's cab is mounted directly above the engine.
- ‘He, likewise, had some misgivings about cabovers, as did some members of the mechanical crew.’
- ‘The truck comes to a stop next to one of the cabovers with a 40 foot exterior post van.’
- ‘This could be one of their last cabovers, as this was the only one seen at their yard that day.’
- ‘Where cabovers score with maneuverability, they pose more of a challenge to driver access.’
- ‘The electronic revolution has solved several little bugs often associated with cabovers.’
- ‘Wide afterplanes, pickleforks, and cabovers were all ideas that he had been exploring for over a decade.’
- ‘My optimism was raised one more time when the company introduced its cabover in the late 1990s.’
- ‘The new cabover, Model 220, will be offered initially in Class 7 configurations and limited to 100 units.’
- ‘My impression of the European truck market is that they basically build all cabovers and they are really focused on aerodynamics.’
- ‘So, again this supports my claim of cabovers disappearing due to stupidity.’
- ‘U.S. market for cabovers had shrunk to 3 percent or less of domestic Class 8 sales, from 40 percent in 1982.’
- ‘For a while nearly every fleet operation in the country ran cabovers, for economic reasons.’
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