(countable, uncountable, US, Australia) A semi-tractor ("semi") trailer; (British) a lorry. Cars vs Trucks. Italian Jun 26, 2008 #1 I would like to know if there is a difference between a truck and a lorry. Thread starter Lucy Van Pelt; Start date Jun 26, 2008 < Previous | Next > Status Not open for further replies. Train. However, that is not the case with most of us as we need to consider advantages and disadvantages of a product before buying it. See our new infographic answering these questions. Freight Train vs Truck [Updated May 2019] Which mode of transport is more efficient for shipping and what are the advantages and disadvantages of train vs truck transportation? These games include browser games for both your computer and mobile devices, as well as apps for your Android and iOS phones and tablets. They include new truck games such as Truck Simulator: Russia and top truck games such as Russian Car Driver ZIL 130, Ultimate Truck Driving Simulator 2020, and Truck Simulator: Russia. Mexican open-bed trucks haul most of the fresh produce that comes into the United States from Mexico. They set goals, pursue them and enjoy the result when fulfilled. In the U.K, lorries that use skips, or large open containers are usually called grab and hires. Thanks a lot. This is one of the main differences between a truck and a lorry. L. Lucy Van Pelt Senior Member. There are lucky people who know exactly what they want. Truck vs lorry. Lorry vs. Truck: The Colloquial Difference. Americans generally say “truck” and the British prefer “lorry” to reference the same kind of vehicle. Synonym for lorry A truck is described as a light vehicle.Whereas, on the other hand a lorry is classified under heavy vehicles. In some places, the word truck is often specific to smaller, open back vehicles. Smaller varieties may be mechanically similar to some automobiles.Commercial trucks can be very large and powerful and may be configured to be mounted with specialized equipment, such as in the case of refuse trucks, fire trucks, concrete mixers, and suction excavators. Expert opinion. Pros and cons. A lorry is used for transporting heavy items and things such as logs of wood, machinery and the like. A truck or lorry is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo.Trucks vary greatly in size, power, and configuration. We collected 39 of the best free online truck games. Florence, Italy.