Local Trucking Companies in Altoona, Pennsylvania:
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Trucking Companies in Altoona, Pennsylvania
Your 10-Codes of the Day
10-95 = Transmit dead carrier for 5 seconds
10-13 = Advise weather and road conditions
10-28 = Identify your station
10-2 = Receiving Well
10-77 = Negative Contact
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
Company that transports freight under contract with one or a limited number of shippers.
Walking Beam Suspension
Type of truck and tractor rear suspension consisting of two beams, one at each side of the chassis, which pivot in the center and connect at the front to one axle of a tandem and at the rear to the other axle.
Overload, carrying more weight than local state law allows
IVHS (Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems)
Blanket term for a wide array of technologies, including electronic sensors, computer hardware and software and radio communications. The purpose of IVHS is to increase efficiency of use of existing highways, reducing travel time, fuel consumption, air pollution and accidents. There are five functional areas: Advanced Public Transportation Systems (APTS) Advance Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) Advance Traveler Information Systems (ATIS) Advanced Vehicle Control Systems (AVCS) Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO) A more recently coined term, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), encompasses both IVHS and modes of transportation other than highway, such as rail. (see AVI, AVL, WIM)
Doubles (Twins, Twin Trailers)
Combination of a tractor and two semitrailers connected in tandem by a converter dolly. (see Converter Dolly; Pintle Hook)