What is a Motor Truck and Truck Tractor?


First, smoking is not prohibited in the “cabs of motortrucks or truck tractors if no nonsmoking employees are present.” Iowa Code § 142D.4(7). 

Motor truck” and “truck tractors” are not defined in the SFAA but are defined in Iowa Code chapter 321: 

  • motor truck” means every motor vehicle designed primarily for carrying livestock, merchandise, freight of any kind, or over nine persons as passengers” 
  • trucktractor” means every motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and not so constructed as to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load so drawn.” 
    Iowa Code § 321.1(41), (88). 

Printed from the Smokefree Air Act website on September 30, 2020 at 9:56am.