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Your truck driver 10-Codes of the Day
10-65 = Awaiting your next message or assignment
10-95 = Transmit dead carrier for 5 seconds
10-7 = Out of Service, Leaving Air
10-39 = Your message delivered
10-92 = Your transmitter is out of adjustment
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
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.
Company or individual which leases vehicles.
Short, full trailer (supported by axles front and rear) with an extended tongue.
Tractor and semitrailer combination.
Doubles (Twins, Twin Trailers)
Combination of a tractor and two semitrailers connected in tandem by a converter dolly. (see Converter Dolly; Pintle Hook)