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Your truck driver 10-Codes of the Day
10-77 = Negative Contact
10-9 = Repeat Message
10-21 = Call on the telephone
10-23 = Stand by
10-12 = Visitors Present
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
See Chassis Weight.
Device used to assist brakes in slowing the vehicle. The most common type of retarder on over-the-road trucks manipulates the engine's valves to create engine drag. (This type is commonly referred to as "Jake Brake" because the predominant manufacturer is Jacobs Vehicle Equipment Co.) Other types of retarders include exhaust retarders, transmission-mounted hydraulic retarders and axle-mounted electromagnetic retarders.
Bear in the air
Air supported highway patrol
AVI (Automatic Vehicle Identification)
System combining an on-board transponder with roadside receivers to automate identification of vehicles. Uses include electronic toll collection and stolen vehicle detection. (see IVHS)
Tractor operating without a trailer.