The IT-O and its successor IT-000 were designed with one twisted purpose in mind: to torture subjects to the breaking point. They used drugs, needles, electricity, and more to get the truth.
For a vast lifeless desert, Tatooine sure did host a lot of large mammalian beasts of burden. The shaggy jerba was a smaller example, carrying cargo on its broad back.
We’re not really sure why Chalmun’s Cantina had an EPT-212 droid detector, when it allowed every other kind of lowlife. The theory is that you wouldn’t want droids taking up valuable space away from paying customers.
Several personnel carriers carried pilots to their stations on the rebel base on Yavin IV. Their wide flat surfaces meant passengers could hop on and off with ease.
What’s the difference between a swoop (such as the Flare-S swoop) and a speeder bike, you might ask? Speeder bikes were limited to hovering over the ground, while swoops could, you know, swoop.