Truck Equipment Glossary

Search the Truck Equipment Glossary to define terms commonly used in the work truck industry. Whether you are new to the industry or just looking for a reference, our glossary can help you understand the language of our community.

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NTEA members have access to all technical resources, including the Technical Services Hotline at 800-441-6832 and info@ntea.com. Members have the benefit of calling/emailing as frequently as needed.

Additional resource

NTEA’s Truck Equipment Handbook (14th edition) is the industry’s most comprehensive resource for commercial vehicle components and equipment. The updated version includes the latest U.S. regulations and a U.S./Canada Federal Lighting Guide, along with an expanded set of industry definitions ($15 for NTEA members/$29 nonmembers). Learn more and order.