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Your truck driver 10-Codes of the Day
10-45 = All units within range please report
10-20 = My Location is ......... or What's your Location?
10-62 = Unable to copy, use phone
10-27 = I am moving to Channel ......
10-24 = Completed last assignment
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
At your back door
Rear of truck
Assembly of two axles and suspension that is attached to the chassis in one place, and cannot be moved fore and aft. (see Sliding Tandem)
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.
"Dry" weight of a truck including all standard equipment, but excluding fuel and coolant.
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.