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Your truck driver 10-Codes of the Day
10-94 = Please give me a long count
10-77 = Negative Contact
10-93 = Check my frequency on this channel
10-33 = Emergency Traffic at this station
10-7 = Out of Service, Leaving Air
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
Company which leases vehicles.
A quantity of freight less than that required for the application of a truckload (TL) rate; usually less than 10,000 pounds. (see TL)
Load bearing surface on the underside of the front of a semitrailer. It rests on the fifth wheel of a tractor or dolly and has a downward-protruding kingpin which is captured by the locking jaws of the fifth wheel.
Gearing in which less than one revolution of a transmission's input shaft causes one turn of the output shaft. The purpose of overdrive is to reduce engine rpm in high gear for better fuel economy. Example: A transmission with an overdrive top gear has a ratio of 0.70 to one. Turning the input shaft 0.7 revolutions causes 1.0 revolution of the output shaft.