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Vehicle Configuration and Cargo Body

Vehicle Cofiguration:
Provides information about the general size and design of the motor vehicle. This element is important to evaluate the types of motor vehicles that have the most crashes and the effectiveness of various safety countermeasures.

Cargo Body:
A description of the vehicle's primary cargo carrying capability, it provides additional information about the motor vehicle. The information it provides can be important in helping FMCSA make decisions on regulatory strategies for different types of motor vehicles.