How long is a tractor trailer?

Answer The minimum length of a truck-tractor-semitrailer combination in accordance with the US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration is 48 feet, or the grandfathered limit imposed by... Read More »

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How tall is a tractor trailer?

The average height of a tractor trailer is 13 feet, 6 inches. Trucks higher than that risk the chance of hitting an overpass and possibly damaging both the truck and overpass. Tractor trailers that... Read More »

Tractor trailer power management?

If you get up close you can hear their generator running, most have them as quiet as possible so don't get shot.

Tractor Trailer Transmission Types?

Until the late 1980s, almost all tractor trailers used transmissions based upon those utilized by their agricultural cousins. These very basic manual transmissions were fine when speeds were slow a... Read More »

How do I sleep in a moving tractor& trailer?

Switch DriversAsk the other member of your driving team if he is tired. If the other driver can drive, allow him to get behind the wheel of the tractor and trailer and begin on the designated route... Read More »