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What Does 20 Mean?

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Location

20 is a term used in trucking lingo to indicate the location of a vehicle or shipment. It is often used in communications between drivers, dispatchers, and other personnel involved in the transportation industry.

20 is a widely recognized and frequently used term within the trucking industry, but may not be as commonly used in other contexts.

Fun Facts

  • The term '20' originated from the police code for location, which was later adopted by the trucking industry.
  • In addition to '20,' other location-related terms used in trucking lingo include '10-4' for affirmative, '10-9' for repeat, and '10-20' for location update.

Examples

  • Driver 1: 'What's your 20?' Driver 2: 'I'm at the rest stop on mile marker 145.'
  • Dispatcher: 'Can you give me your 20?' Driver: 'I'm heading eastbound on Route 66, just passed the state line.'

Quiz

What does the abbreviation 'OTR' stand for in trucking lingo?

Which trucking abbreviation is used to indicate a shipment's weight?

What does the abbreviation 'ELD' stand for in trucking?

Which abbreviation is used in trucking to indicate that a shipment needs to be delivered as soon as possible?

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