How many gears does a semi truck have?

Answer Semitrucks or semitrailers can have as few as nine gears and as many as 18 gears. Most 18-wheeled semitrailers have 10 gears for moving forward and two gears for going in reverse.Source:TheTruckers... Read More »

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