Culpeper, Virginia Truck Driving Job Companies:
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Trucking Companies in Culpeper, Virginia
Your 10-Codes of the Day
10-20 = My Location is ......... or What's your Location?
10-70 = Fire at .......
10-41 = Please tune to channel ........
10-62 = Unable to copy, use phone
10-10 = Transmission Completed, Standing By
Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day
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.
Horsepower, Gross Laboratory
Tested horsepower of a "bare" engine without fan, water pump, alternator, exhaust system or any other accessories.
Vehicle which carries cargo in a body mounted to its chassis, rather than on a trailer towed by the vehicle.
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.