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Trucking Companies in La Porte City, Iowa
Your 10-Codes of the Day
10-71 = proceed with transmission in sequence
10-50 = Break Channel
10-16 = make pickup at (location)
10-39 = Your message delivered
10-92 = Your transmitter is out of adjustment
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
Book carried by truck drivers in which they record their hours of service and duty status for each 24-hour period. Required in interstate commercial trucking by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Spread Axle (Spread Tandem)
Tandem axle assembly spaced further apart than the standard spacing of 54 inches. The U.S. federal bridge formula favors trailer axles with an eight or nine foot spread by allowing higher weight than on tandems wth standard spacing.
ABS (Antilock Braking System)
Computer, sensors and solenoid valves which together monitor wheel speed and modulate braking force if wheel lockup is sensed during braking. Helps the driver retain control of the vehicle during heavy braking on slippery roads.
Truck trailer supported at the rear by its own wheels and at the front by a fifth wheel mounted to a tractor or dolly.
Retracting legs which support the front of a semitrailer when it is not coupled to a tractor.