Evidence Solutions, Inc., (ESI) is a premier forensics company founded in 1982.

ESI Provides Elite experts in:

Digital and Electronic Evidence, Computer Forensics, Cell Phone Forensics
Trucking, Truck Accident Investigation and Trucking Regulations, Truck Safety Consulting, Heavy Vehicles & Hazardous Materials
Sports and Fitness, Fitness Facility Standard of Care
Real Estate & Land, Real Estate Syndication
Bankruptcy and Corporate Governance
Accident Reconstruction

Call for a free consultation: 866-795-7166

 

 

Truck Driving Expert:
Trucker Lingo 102

By Jim Acock
 

Truck Driving Expert Witness Articles

 

Crazy Four Wheeler: A car or pickup truck driving erratically
Diaper Wrap a Load: Wrap the load from the bottom up
Diesel Bear: Department of Transportation enforcement Officer
Dirty Side Up: Rollover on the highway
Disco Lights: Police or Emergency Vehicle with Emergency Lights Flashing
Dog Trail: Secondary roads in bad condition
Doubles: Two trailers connected with a converter gear
Double Nickel: 55 MPH
Drop and Hook: Dropping off one trailer and picking up another
Eye Candy in a Pregnant Roller Skate: A beautiful woman in a VW Beetle
Flip Flop/Flip Side: Return trip
Four Wheeler: A regular car or truck
Four Wheeler Having a BBQ: A vehicle on fire
Freight Hauler: Van trailer driver (usually an LTL Carrier)
Freight Shaker: Freightliner truck
Front Door: The leader of a group of trucks
Full Grown Bear: Highway patrol
Full Grown Bears Hanging at the Chicken Coop: Get ready to be inspected at the weigh station
Georgia Overdrive: Transmission in neutral going downhill (aka Mexican overdrive)
GO Go Girls: A livestock trailer filled with pigs
Go Go Juice: Fuel
Got your ears on?: Is your CB radio on?
Grass Burners: Exhaust pipes that are low and horizontal
Hammer Down: Accelerating or going to max speed
Hammer Lane: High speed lane (usually the far left lane)
Hand: Experienced driver
Handle: A driver’s nickname over the CB radio
Hanging Iron: Chaining up
In the Cradle: In the middle of a group of trucks
Jake Brake: The engine brake
K Whopper: Kenworth truck
Keep the Wheels Between the Ditches and the Bears Out of Your Britches: Keep it legal and safe – A.K.A Have a good trip
Kicker: CB amplifier

Have a question for our Truck Accident and Safety Experts? 

Call us @ 888-277-1979 for a free consultation.

Email us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Evidence in PLAIN English.

More Trucker Lingo:
Trucker Lingo 101

Trucker Lingo 103

Trucker Lingo 104

Trucker Lingo 105

 

Follow Truck Safety Expert Witness Division on LinkedIn

Circle up with Truck Accident Consutling Expert Division on Google+

Like Truck Regulations Expert Witness Division on FaceBook

Google+ Publisher

Google+ Author