What Is the Size of a Typical Garbage Truck?


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Although garbage trucks can vary in size, one of the most popular designs, the Mammoth Front Loader garbage truck, weighs 16,100 to 18,300 pounds. It has a capacity of 34 to 40 square yards with a hopper capacity of 12 square yards.

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What Is the Size of a Typical Garbage Truck?
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The 2014 Mammoth's overall body length ranges from 403 inches to 444 inches, depending on which model is selected. The body width of a Mammoth is approximately 102 inches. The Mammoth is a front-loading garbage truck, which is one of the most common types of garbage trucks. It has a mechanical arm that is used to pick up and dump a loaded dumpster easily.

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