Trucker Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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Are you roadworthy?

Do you think you can navigate life in an eighteen wheeler? Take this to find out how well you know trucking terminology!

 Oct 16, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What's a "bear bite"?
A flat tire
A car accident
A speeding ticket

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What's a "bear"?
A hairy trucker
An animal
A member of law enforcement

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does "back door" describe?
The doors of a weigh station
The back doors of your truck
Something behind you

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

True or False: "Bingo cards" are still being used.
True
False

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does a "bird dog" describe?
A passenger in the truck
A member of law enforcement
A radar detector

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does a "double nickel" describe?
A road with a steep grade
A toll
55 mph

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If a road is "greasy," it is:
Bumpy
Icy
Blocked

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does the "Left Coast" describe?
Texas
The West Coast
The Mexican border

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is "go-go juice"?
Coffee
Energy Drink
Diesel fuel

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is "road pizza"?
Road kill
Pizza with pepperoni
A truck stop delicacy

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which lane is the "Granny Lane?
The right lane
The left lane
The middle lane

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is having "shutter trouble"?
Trouble staying awake
Nervous driving after an accident
Difficulty to see during a storm

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If someone tells you to "stand on it," they are telling you to:
Go faster
Stop
Slow down

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does it mean to "pay the water bill"?
A cooled cab
A trucker's water bottle
Go to the restroom

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

"Toothpicks" describe:
Tire chains
A load of lumber
A load of hay

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does "10-4" mean?
No
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17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is "Wally world"?
Walmart
An amusement park
A rest stop

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What are "skins"?
Tires
A short cab
Drivers
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Have you always wanted to take to the highway with a big load in an impressive eighteen wheeler? If so, you can make that dream come true by becoming a trucker. But you do you know trucking lingo? Let's find out!

Trucking terminology became widely known in the 70s when CB radios were all the rage. Remember hearing the world "10-4, Good Buddy?" If you do, you'll remember there was even a hit song about trucking—"Convoy"—and a few movies and TV shows! Yes, trucking was all the rage and the lingo those in biz use has even seeped into everyday language.

While the trucking fad faded, truckers are still their thing, delivering goods over highways and byways even as you read this. They never stop. Everything that's you've purchased at a grocery or a mall or anywhere else for that matters has gotten to you by truck.

If you love big wheels, sit back, relax and get ready to answers these fun but challenging questions on terms having to do trucking and truck drivers! By playing a Women.com quiz, you will not only enjoy yourself, but you'll work your mind out too! You may even be exposing it to new things and while you probably know all the answers here—we believe you're a trivia whiz, after all—there is a chance you may learn something you DIDN'T know. Everyone can use a little extra knowledge, don't you think? We sure do! Let's give these unsung heroes a hand!