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Your 10-Codes of the Day
10-24 = Completed last assignment
10-37 = Wrecker needed at …...
10-43 = Traffic tied up at .........
10-1 = Receiving Poorly
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Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
Measure of power (the amount of work that can be done over a given amount of time). One horsepower is defined as 33,000 foot-pounds of work in one minute. Example: Lifting 33,000 pounds one foot in one minute, or lifting 3300 pounds ten feet in one minute.
A quantity of freight less than that required for the application of a truckload (TL) rate; usually less than 10,000 pounds. (see TL)
Piece of a tire
Sliding Fifth Wheel
Fifth wheel mounted to a mechanism that allows it to be moved back and forth for the purpose of adjusting the distribution of weight on the tractor's axles. Also provides the capability to vary vehicle combination lengths.
Heavy protective barrier mounted behind the tractor's cab. Designed to prevent "headaches" caused by load shifting forward from the trailer and crushing the cab.