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			CB Radio - 




Two-way radio for which no license is required by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Long beyond its heyday in the '70s, CB is still used by truckers and motorists for everything from traffic condition reports to emergency calls to idle chatter. 




 Acronym: CB





 Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)





	
	
Related Terms: CB Radio - citizen's band radio | trucking |

Citizen's Band Radio - Two-way radio for which no license is required by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Long beyond its heyday in the '70s, CB is still used by truckers and motorists for everything from traffic condition reports to emergency calls to idle chatter. Acronym: CB Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

Related Terms: Citizen's Band Radio - cb radio | trucking |

Independent - Trucker who owns and operates his own truck(s). Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

Related Terms: Independent - independent trucker | owner-operator |

Independent Trucker (1) - Trucker who owns and operates his own truck(s). Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

Related Terms: Independent Trucker (1) - independent | owner-operator |

Owner-Operator - Trucker who owns and operates his own truck(s). Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

Related Terms: Owner-Operator - independent | independent trucker |

Trucker - One who is in the business of operating a truck for freight transportation; a truck or tractor operator.  Trucker

Related Terms: Trucker - independent | independent trucker | owner-operator | tractor | truck | trucking |


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