Trucking Jobs in Austin, Texas

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Truck Driving Jobs in Austin, Texas

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Your 10-Codes of the Day

10-42 = Traffic Accident at ..........

10-8 = In Service, subject to call

10-10 = Transmission Completed, Standing By

10-100 = Need to go to Bathroom

10-29 = Time is up for contact

Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day

Cast Spoke Wheel

Wheel with five or six spokes originating from a center hub. The spoked portion, usually made of cast steel, is bolted to a multiple-piece steel rim (see Demountable Rim; Disc Wheel).

Retarder

Device used to assist brakes in slowing the vehicle. The most common type of retarder on over-the-road trucks manipulates the engine's valves to create engine drag. (This type is commonly referred to as "Jake Brake" because the predominant manufacturer is Jacobs Vehicle Equipment Co.) Other types of retarders include exhaust retarders, transmission-mounted hydraulic retarders and axle-mounted electromagnetic retarders.

GCW (Gross Combination Weight)

Total weight of a loaded combination vehicle, such as a tractor-semitrailer or truck and full trailer(s).

EV (Electric Vehicle)

Vehicle powered by electric motor(s) rather than by an internal combustion engine. Most common source of electricity is chemical storage batteries.

Gradeability

Vehicle's ability to climb a grade at a given speed. Example: A truck with a gradeability of 5% at 60 mph can maintain 60 mph on a grade with a rise of 5%.

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