Bolingbrook, Illinois Trucking Companies:
So you're looking for truck driver jobs in Bolingbrook, Illinois? Then see the trucking companies listed here. They're all looking for company truckers and contract owner operator drivers. Look around at what their offering their employees, even if you're a Company Driver that has really only driven Household Goods, we're sure that there are companies that you can definitely work for as a trucker. You also might want to consider applying with us. We'll match your driving criteria to the needs of the carrier trucking companies that we work with that need you to drive for them today. Every company we work with needs your skills. Applying with us allows every company driver and independent driver to choose the type of jobs they want - getting in one of their vehicles or using your own when finding better owner operator trucking jobs.
Trucking Companies in Bolingbrook, Illinois
Your 10-Codes of the Day
10-91 = Talk closer to the Mike
10-9 = Repeat Message
10-35 = Confidential Information
10-32 = I will give you a radio check
10-12 = Visitors Present
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
Displacement (Piston Displacement)
Sum of the volumes swept by an engine's pistons as they travel up and down in their cylinders. Based upon bore (diameter of cylinder) and stroke (distance traveled by piston). Expressed in liters or cubic inches.
COFC (Container On Flat Car)
Method of moving shipping containers which involves transporting them on railroad flat cars.
IVHS (Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems)
Blanket term for a wide array of technologies, including electronic sensors, computer hardware and software and radio communications. The purpose of IVHS is to increase efficiency of use of existing highways, reducing travel time, fuel consumption, air pollution and accidents. There are five functional areas: Advanced Public Transportation Systems (APTS) Advance Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) Advance Traveler Information Systems (ATIS) Advanced Vehicle Control Systems (AVCS) Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO) A more recently coined term, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), encompasses both IVHS and modes of transportation other than highway, such as rail. (see AVI, AVL, WIM)
GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)
Total weight a vehicle is rated to carry by the manufacturer, including its own weight and the weight of its load.
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.