Trucking Jobs in Altoona, Pennsylvania

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Truck Driving Jobs in Altoona, Pennsylvania

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Trucking Companies in Altoona, Pennsylvania

 

Your 10-Codes of the Day

10-65 = Awaiting your next message or assignment

10-5 = Relay Message

10-84 = My telephone number is .........

10-50 = Break Channel

10-32 = I will give you a radio check

Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day

Disc Wheel

Single-piece rim/wheel assembly of stamped and welded steel or forged aluminum, anchored by 8 or 10 nuts to a hub. A "Budd wheel" is a ten-hole, stud-piloted disc wheel; a design originated by the Budd Corporation.

Kingpin (trailer)

Anchor pin at the center of a semitrailer's upper coupler which is captured by the locking jaws of a tractor's fifth wheel to attach the tractor to the semitrailer.

Runaway Truck Ramp

Emergency area adjacent to a steep downgrade that a heavy truck can steer into after losing braking power. Usually two or three lanes wide and several hundred feet long, the ramp is a soft, gravel-filled pathway which absorbs the truck's forward momentum, bringing it to a safe stop. Depending on the surrounding terrain, the ramp may be level or run up or down hill.

Common Carrier

Freight transportation company which serves the general public. May be regular route service (over designated highways on a regular basis) or irregular route (between various points on an unscheduled basis).

Cabover (Cab-Over-Engine, COE)

Truck or tractor design in which the cab sits over the engine on the chassis.

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