- straddle truck
* * *a self-propelled vehicle, having a chassis far above the ground, for carrying loads of lumber or the like beneath the chassis and between the wheels. Also called straddle carrier.
* * *straddle carrier or straddle truck,a vehicle with motor and driver located on a raised frame, so that a load of lumber, pipe, or other material can be straddled and carried beneath it.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.