Trucker Radio Phrases

Radio communication between truckers is very important. All truckers talk between themselves on the CB radio when driving. Learn how to communicate and you’ll fit right in by the time you are in the seat of your first trucking job.

10 Code Meaning
10-1 Receiving poorly
10-2 Receiving well
10-3 Stop transmitting
10-4 Ok, message received
10-5 Relay message
10-6 Busy, stand by
10-7 Out of service, leaving air
10-8 In service, subject to call
10-9 Repeat message
10-10 Transmission complete, standing by
10-11 Talking too rapidly
10-12 Visitors present
10-13 Advise weather and road conditions
10-16 Make pickup at (name location)
10-17 Urgent business
10-18 Is there anything for us?
10-19 Nothing for you, return to base
10-20 My location is (where you are) or What’s your location?
10-21 Call on the telephone
10-22 Report in person to (name of person)
10-23 Stand by
10-24 Completed last assignment
10-25 Can you contact …….
10-26 Disregard last information/Cancel last message
10-27 I am moving to channel ……
10-28 Identify your station
10-29 Time is up for contact
10-30 Does not conform to FCC rules
10-32 I will give you a radio check
10-33 Emergency traffic at this station
10-34 Trouble at this station, help is needed
10-35 Confidential Information
10-36 Need correct time
10-37 Wrecker needed at…
10-38 Ambulance is needed at ………
10-39 Your message delivered
10-41 Please tune to channel ……..
10-42 Traffic Accident at ……….
10-43 Traffic tied up at ………
10-44 I have a message for you
10-45 All units within range please report
10-50 Break channel
10-60 What is next message number?
10-62 Unable to copy, use phone
10-65 Awaiting your next message or assignment
10-67 All units comply
10-70 Fire at …….
10-71 Proceed with transmission in sequence
10-73 Speed Trap at …………
10-75 You are causing interference
10-77 Negative contact
10-84 My telephone number is ………
10-85 My address is ………..
10-91 Please talk closer to the mike
10-92 Your transmitter is out of adjustment
10-93 Check my frequency on this channel
10-94 Please give me a long count (testing your volume)
10-95 Transmit dead carrier for 5 seconds
10-99 Mission completed, all units secure
10-100 Need to use the bathroom
10-200 Police are needed at ……