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Eye-opening video breaks down the reasons why cabovers have almost vanished from U.S. roads

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A new video explores why American auto manufacturers shifted away from cabovers to the long-nose trucks that run up and down U.S. highways today.

Cabovers are compact and easy to maneuver — so why is it a rarity to see them these days?

This popular video from Truck Tropia looks at the popularity of cabovers in the early days of the modern American trucking industry and explores how a 1982 law on CMV vehicle length prompted manufacturers to move away from cabovers to long-nose truck that are safer and more comfortable for OTR drivers.

Check out the informative video below.

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