Doyle School Of Driving
Below you will find some useful terms and abbreviations used within the Trucking Industry.
Useful HGV Terms
Road Safety Authority
Certificate of Professional Commpetence
Driver Theory Test
Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Test
Maximum Authorised Mass
Anti-lock braking system
Abreviation for Articulated Vehicle (Category CE)
The tractor unit serves as a method of moving trailers
Abbreviated term for suspended lines that carry power
and compressed air from the truck to the trailer.
Slows a diesel engine by closing off the exhaust path
Connector on Tractor-Unit that provides link to Trailer King Pin
Popular name for Electrical Auxillarys on Trailer
Popular manufacturer Lorry Loader Crane
Popular name for a Truck Mounted Forklift
Wagon and Drag
Rigid Truck towing a Draw Bar Trailer
Stands for "Transports Internationaux Routiers" or "International Road Transports"
A device fitted to a vehicle that automatically records its speed, distance
driving hours and rest periods
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