breaker-breaker...I need a complete glossary of American trucker CB lingo, you got a copy on that, good buddies, come back!

Sam McCloud

Well-Known Member
Y'all got yur ears on?

I need all the 10-codes and CB lingo for 2019 and if that also included some which was used in the 1970's then so be it.

I need to learn all I need to know as an American OTR driver these days who still uses the old-fashioned talker.

Some I remember from the olden days:

bubble-gum machine: police car with old fashioned dome lights on top
beaver: female in vehicle, esp. a young looker
take a 10-100: use the lavatory
copy- understand me
over- your turn to talk
10-4- hear you loud and clear
talker- the 40-channel radio from Radio Shack Tandy Corp.
key the mike- press to talk
squelch- cut out all that damn static
10-10 on the side- standing by; lightning but no talking
smokey bear: state police
bear in the air: police in helicopter
wall to wall with bears: cops everywhere
hammer: gas pedal
invitation: traffic citation
back door: rear of vehicle
in the rocking chair: hiding in the middle of a convoy
Dirty Dog: Husky TS in Canada
county mounty: sheriff or deputy
mountie mounty: Canadian royal police
polar bear: unmarked white police car
plain white wrapper: see above
bear bait: speeding driver
momma bear/Miss Piggy: woman cop
suicide jockey: hazmat placarded trucker
Channel 19: the favorite hangout of truck drivers on the air
double nickel: 55 mph speed zone
chicken coop: weigh station
Chi-Town: windy city, horrible tap water
 
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Ontario Outlaw

Hozer Witta Hood
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Front door is leading the way

Taking front door back is passing in the left lane

Walk the dog is running hard or speeding

Thanks for the comeback is thanks for replying

Y’all be cool on yer stool is have a nice day

In my case I use “flatbed or stepdeck on the left stay right we moving” to tell the idiots to stay in the right lane

Not too many call the Husky the dirty dog anymore

Seat cover is a female passenger

Ratchet jawing is talking on the CB constantly

I always gotta think for a second which direction I’m headed before keying up, sometimes it’s confusing

I dunno it’s hard to communicate out here anymore. Too many immigrants who don’t speak English, drivers with no respect, mega fleet drivers with no CB’s.....it’s frustrating some days. About the only thing you can do is run fast and stay away from the morons, most drivers in the states understand slower drivers stay right.

We run channel 19 all the time unless we ratchet jawing with someone while running. The best running is ratchet jawing with a hand or a crew for a couple hours

I dunno I hear back in the day guys would key up “I’m about to put the hammer down” and drivers knew enough to get out the left lane. Nowadays you lucky if drivers can bumble**** the truck the right direction down the highway, let alone operate a CB and stay out of the way
 

phoenix827

Well-Known Member
Good buddy depends on who/where you are. It seems to be used more around truck stops and rest areas by guys looking for gay hookups. It USED to be any decent person you were talking to.
10-33 is a time check
10-4, 4-10, roger, a yup, etc is basically ok, I got it.
 

r3gulator3

FLATBED GANGSTER
Supporter
Good buddy depends on who/where you are. It seems to be used more around truck stops and rest areas by guys looking for gay hookups. It USED to be any decent person you were talking to.
10-33 is a time check
10-4, 4-10, roger, a yup, etc is basically ok, I got it.
Those particular rest areas are referred to as “pickle parks”
 
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