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Your 10-Codes of the Day
10-71 = proceed with transmission in sequence
10-100 = Need to go to Bathroom
10-13 = Advise weather and road conditions
10-9 = Repeat Message
10-18 = Anything for us?
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
Sliding Fifth Wheel
Fifth wheel mounted to a mechanism that allows it to be moved back and forth for the purpose of adjusting the distribution of weight on the tractor's axles. Also provides the capability to vary vehicle combination lengths.
Leader in a group of trucks
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.
Trip Recorder (On-Board Computer)
Cab-mounted device which electronically or mechanically records data such as truck speed, engine rpm, idle time and other information useful to trucking management.