MMUCC Training

V29. Cargo Body Type

Definition:

The type of body for buses and trucks more than 10,000 lbs GVWR.

Element Attributes:
  • No Cargo Body – (bobtail, light motor vehicle with hazardous materials [HM] placard, etc.)
  • Bus
  • Van/Enclosed Box
  • Grain/chips/gravel
  • Pole-Trailer
  • Cargo Tank
  • Log
  • Intermodal Container Chassis
  • Vehicle Towing Another Vehicle
  • Flatbed
  • Dump
  • Concrete Mixer
  • Auto Transporter
  • Garbage/Refuse
  • Other
  • Not Applicable – (motor vehicle 10,000 lbs or less not displaying HM placard)
  • Unknown
Rationale:

(**Required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration CFR 350.201.) This data element provides additional information about the motor vehicle, including all major cargo body types. The information it provides can be important in helping FMCSA make decisions on regulatory strategies for different types of motor vehicles. This data element is collected at the scene because FMCSA requires reporting within 90 days.