How Much Do You Know About Truck Driving?

Truck driving is a long and (sometimes) lonely profession, but one that lets you pass through beautiful places a meet interesting people. Would you be good at it? Take this quiz now to find out!
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Question 1/12

adurolms.com
How far of a distance before the desired destination point do trucks need to come to a full stop?
A football field's length
50 yards
.5 miles
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Question 2/12

acceleratedtaxsolutions.com
Estimate the approximate number of tractor-trailer drivers in the United States.
1 billion
7.4 million
3.2 million
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Question 3/12

gonzotrucker.com
While most cars only weigh about 3,000 pounds, how much can a fully-loaded truck weight?
10,000 pounds
50,000 pounds
80,000 pounds
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Question 4/12

hubspot.net
Approximately what percentage of all freight in the United States goes by truck?
25%
50%
75%
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Question 5/12

thenest.com
On average, a personal car uses about 500 gallons of fuel per year. About how many gallons of fuel is used by the average commercial truck?
10,000
20,500
40,750
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Question 6/12

curemysleepapnea.com
What is the primary cause of trucking accidents in the US?
Failure to stay in the lane
Failure to come to a complete stop
Failure to take wide enough turns
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Question 7/12

blogcdn.com
Which of these is NOT one of the most common errors in large trucking accidents?
Driver fatigue
Traveling too fast for conditions
Not using indicator lights
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Question 8/12

com.au
What is the mean national salary for truck drivers (according to Career Builder)?
$31,500
$44,500
$75,000
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Question 9/12

thetruckersreport.com
In truckers' slang, what does the term "bear den" mean?
Truck stop
Police headquarters
Truck company main office
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Question 10/12

universityresearchsa.com
In truckers' slang, what does the term "wear your bumper out" mean?
When a vehicle follows too close
When a truck comes to a close stop
When a policeman follows a trucker on the road
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Question 11/12

cmgdigital.com
In truckers' slang, what does the term "parking lot" mean?
Rest stop
Traffic jam
Exactly what it means - a place to park
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Question 12/12

blackhillstrucktrailer.com
What does the C.B. radio code "10-9" mean?
Okay, message received
Advise weather conditions
Repeat message
Result
Seems like you should stick to driving smaller cars. Not to worry - the trucking life isn't for everyone!

C+, Small Car Driver

cloudfront.net
Right!
You may have just started driving those big rigs, or only have a hobbyist's interest in trucks. Either way, it's clear you have a good deal of knowledge about them!

B+, Trucking Novice

guardianlv.com
Right!
From radio slang to truck driving safety, you know it all! It's clear you've driven a big rig before. Congrats on a great score, you seasoned trucker!

A+, Experienced Trucker

zap2it.com
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1
How far of a distance before the desired destination point do trucks need to come to a full stop?
A football field's length
50 yards
.5 miles
2
Estimate the approximate number of tractor-trailer drivers in the United States.
1 billion
7.4 million
3.2 million
3
While most cars only weigh about 3,000 pounds, how much can a fully-loaded truck weight?
10,000 pounds
50,000 pounds
80,000 pounds
4
Approximately what percentage of all freight in the United States goes by truck?
25%
50%
75%
5
On average, a personal car uses about 500 gallons of fuel per year. About how many gallons of fuel is used by the average commercial truck?
10,000
20,500
40,750
6
What is the primary cause of trucking accidents in the US?
Failure to stay in the lane
Failure to come to a complete stop
Failure to take wide enough turns
7
Which of these is NOT one of the most common errors in large trucking accidents?
Driver fatigue
Traveling too fast for conditions
Not using indicator lights
8
What is the mean national salary for truck drivers (according to Career Builder)?
$31,500
$44,500
$75,000
9
In truckers' slang, what does the term "bear den" mean?
Truck stop
Police headquarters
Truck company main office
10
In truckers' slang, what does the term "wear your bumper out" mean?
When a vehicle follows too close
When a truck comes to a close stop
When a policeman follows a trucker on the road
11
In truckers' slang, what does the term "parking lot" mean?
Rest stop
Traffic jam
Exactly what it means - a place to park
12
What does the C.B. radio code "10-9" mean?
Okay, message received
Advise weather conditions
Repeat message