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Your truck driver 10-Codes of the Day
10-38 = Ambulance needed at .........
10-24 = Completed last assignment
10-34 = Trouble at this station, help is needed
10-33 = Emergency Traffic at this station
10-85 = My address is ...........
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
All the components which together transmit power from the transmission to the drive axle(s). These consist of at least one driveshaft (propeller shaft) with a universal joint at each end.
Doubles (Twins, Twin Trailers)
Combination of a tractor and two semitrailers connected in tandem by a converter dolly. (see Converter Dolly; Pintle Hook)
Horsepower, Gross Laboratory
Tested horsepower of a "bare" engine without fan, water pump, alternator, exhaust system or any other accessories.
See Converter Dolly.
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.