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Your truck driver 10-Codes of the Day
10-11 = Talking too Rapidly
10-41 = Please tune to channel ........
10-3 = Stop Transmitting
10-27 = I am moving to Channel ......
10-84 = My telephone number is .........
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
Trip Recorder (On-Board Computer)
Cab-mounted device which electronically or mechanically records data such as truck speed, engine rpm, idle time and other information useful to trucking management.
Extra, unpowered axle needed only when the vehicle is loaded, allowing it to meet federal and state vehicle weight standards. The lift axle is mounted to an air spring suspension that raises the axle when it is not required.
Doubles (Twins, Twin Trailers)
Combination of a tractor and two semitrailers connected in tandem by a converter dolly. (see Converter Dolly; Pintle Hook)
TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit)
Standardized unit for measuring container capacity on ships, railcars, etc.
Yard Tractor or Yard Goat
Special tractor used to move trailers around a terminal, warehouse, distribution center, etc.