Colorado Truck Driving Jobs | CO Truck Job
Your truck driver 10-Codes of the Day
10-9 = Repeat Message
10-43 = Traffic tied up at .........
10-5 = Relay Message
10-60 = What is next message number?
10-75 = You are causing interference
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
Steepness of a grade, expressed as a percentage. Example: A vehicle climbing a 5% grade rises 5 feet for every 100 feet of forward travel.
Calculated vehicle speed at the engine's governed rpm in each transmission gear, or (commonly) in top gear.
Sliding Fifth Wheel
Fifth wheel mounted to a mechanism that allows it to be moved back and forth for the purpose of adjusting the distribution of weight on the tractor's axles. Also provides the capability to vary vehicle combination lengths.
All the components, excluding engine, which transmit the engine's power to the rear wheels: clutch, transmission, driveline and drive axle(s). (See Powertrain)