Columbia, Mississippi Trucking Companies:
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Trucking Companies in Columbia, Mississippi
Your 10-Codes of the Day
10-44 = I have a message for you
10-6 = Busy, Stand By
10-95 = Transmit dead carrier for 5 seconds
10-99 = Mission completed, all units secure
10-12 = Visitors Present
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
Top speed a vehicle can attain as determined by engine power, engine governed speed, gross weight, driveline efficiency, air resistance, grade and load.
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.
PTO (Power Takeoff)
Device used to transmit engine power to auxiliary equipment. A PTO often drives a hydraulic pump, which can power a dump body, concrete mixer or refuse packer. Some designs mount to a standard opening on the transmission, while others attach at the front or rear of the engine.
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.