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tailboard

a board at the rear of a lorry, wagon, etc., that can be removed or let down on a hinge

tailboard

[′tāl‚bȯrd]
(civil engineering)
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Holding tailboard meetings at the start of each day to cover safety issues, daily responsibilities and other topics.
My sister and I sat on the tailboard in the sunshine laughing and waving goodbye to that horrible house.
Access to the rear loadbed is through the optional spacecraft type hatch, and drop down tailboard, and it takes a lot.
Access to the rear loadbed is through the optional space-craft type hatch and drop down tailboard, and it takes a lot.
If the vehicle is brought back to the same testing station by the end of the next working day for one or more of the following items only, a partial re-examination is again required and this is also free: bonnet, boot-lid, brake pedal anti-slip, direction indicators, doors, dropsides, fuel filler cap, hazard warning, horn, lamps, loading door, mirrors, rear reflectors, registration plates, seat belts, seats, sharp edges or projections, steering wheel, tailboard, tailgate, vehicle identification number, windscreen and glass, windscreen wipers/washers, wheels.
A new fold-up rear work platform was installed into the tailboard compartment and keeps the truck's overall length to a minimum.
In a statement, John Pointon and Sons Ltd said they had ensured the seal on the tailboard and covered container were leak-proof.
No sirens blaring, no more fires to race toward, no firemen riding the tailboard.
There were about a dozen of us jammed into the coach, on the box seat and hanging on to the roof and tailboard as best we could.
Motorists in this situation need a tailboard with an additional light set and number plate," he said.