Source: Various Internet Sources
A unique form of speaking that can only be learnt after years of stopping at the A1 truck stop. tea duck?
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queen city- Charlotte NC
radio- a CB
radio check- a call to see if your radio is working
rascal- term identifying a person that is known by the speaker.
REACT- nation wide group of volunteers who monitor channel 9 for emergency traffic
readin the mail- just listening to the CB ( not actively talking )
right?- what truckers end almost every sentence with (it seems they like to talk in questions).ROGER can be substituted here.
roger- means yes or OK
rolling on- same as steppin on (not used that much)
sand bagging- to listen in on a channel without talking
shoot you in the back/tail pipe/gastank- police operating radar (usually from an exit ramp) as you drive past them
short short- a short amount of time
side piece- also refers to a linear amplifier (see also foot warmer fire in the wire) note 1
skip- CB ( and other short-wave frequencies ) tend to be reflected from the atmosphere. These transmissions can be heard many miles from the source of the transmission. This is called skip note 2
speed limit- what a four wheeler is constantly unaware of
stand on it- accelerate with a quickness
stepping on- means same as (see also moving on rolling on)
taking pictures- police operating a radar gun
ten-four- means OK/ YES
ten-thirty six- call for correct time
ten-thirty three- emergency
turkey day- thanksgiving
turn signal- a light on the back of a vehicle which indicates future direction of movement.
walked on ya- someone keyed up with you and your transmission was unintelligible
whachyathank?- similar to right? when used at the end of the sentence.
yard- name for the parking lot of a drivers company
yardstick- name for mile marker on major highways