• Dump trucks usually have a larger steel cargo box that primarily hauls road construction or maintenance material. These trucks might also be called "tipper trucks" by some. But dump trucks typically are classified as those that are primarily suitable for very heavy duty use often in construction duty. However, tipper trucks may also include smaller light duty vehicles like a standard pickup with an aftermarket cargo box that tilts to unload various material. Also, a standard straight truck that may have a cargo box constructed of wooden slats that hauls agricultural material like feed corn, oats, wheat, etc. that tilts back to unload it's cargo. Something of that nature.
  • "Tipper truck" is a British term for what Americans call a dump truck. Because the back end tips to dump the load.
  • A dumper truck has a large bucket at the front that tips forwards, and a rear mounted cab. They generally won't get up much speed and are used mainly for road. A tipper truck is a truck having a rear platform which can be raised at its front end, thus enabling a load to be discharged.
  • A dump truck (or, UK, dumper truck) is a truck used for transporting loose material (such as sand, gravel, or dirt) for construction. A typical dump truck is equipped with a hydraulically operated open-box bed hinged at the rear, the front of which can be lifted to allow the contents to be deposited on the ground behind the truck at the site of delivery. In the UK and Australia the term applies to off-road construction plant only, and the road vehicle is known as a tipper, tipper lorry (UK) or tip truck (AU). Here is the example:

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