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Your truck driver 10-Codes of the Day
10-27 = I am moving to Channel ......
10-37 = Wrecker needed at …...
10-95 = Transmit dead carrier for 5 seconds
10-13 = Advise weather and road conditions
10-28 = Identify your station
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.
A hill going down
Yard Tractor or Yard Goat
Special tractor used to move trailers around a terminal, warehouse, distribution center, etc.
Truck, tractor or trailer with three axles grouped together at the rear. (see Tridem)
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.