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Your truck driver 10-Codes of the Day
10-95 = Transmit dead carrier for 5 seconds
10-37 = Wrecker needed at …...
10-43 = Traffic tied up at .........
10-32 = I will give you a radio check
10-21 = Call on the telephone
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
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.
Measure of power (the amount of work that can be done over a given amount of time). One horsepower is defined as 33,000 foot-pounds of work in one minute. Example: Lifting 33,000 pounds one foot in one minute, or lifting 3300 pounds ten feet in one minute.
Doubles (Twins, Twin Trailers)
Combination of a tractor and two semitrailers connected in tandem by a converter dolly. (see Converter Dolly; Pintle Hook)
GCW (Gross Combination Weight)
Total weight of a loaded combination vehicle, such as a tractor-semitrailer or truck and full trailer(s).
A Freightliner truck