Florida Truck Driving Jobs | FL Trucking Companies
Your truck driver 10-Codes of the Day
10-91 = Talk closer to the Mike
10-62 = Unable to copy, use phone
10-19 = Nothing for you, return to base
10-23 = Stand by
10-6 = Busy, Stand By
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
Coupling device attached to a tractor or dolly which supports the front of a semitrailer and locks it to the tractor or dolly. The fifth wheel's center is designed to accept a trailer's kingpin, around which the trailer and tract or or dolly pivot in turns.
See Converter Dolly.
Air Ride Suspension
Suspension which supports the load on air-filled rubber bags rather than steel springs. Compressed air is supplied by the same engine-driven air compressor and reservoir tanks which provide air to the air brake system.
Vehicle's ability to climb a grade at a given speed. Example: A truck with a gradeability of 5% at 60 mph can maintain 60 mph on a grade with a rise of 5%.