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A truck/tractor operating without a trailer or semitrailer.

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Sometimes the term "bobtailing" is used interchangeably with the term "deadheading," when the trailer or semitrailer is still attached but is not being used to carry cargo.



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Bobtail liability is the term coined to apply to auto liability coverage for an owner/operator...

Deadheading is operating a truck/tractor with its trailer empty.

Unladen liability is used in motor carrier/trucking terminology to refer to liability coverage...