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j ack-knife  
     
 
To jack-knife is to have the truck and trailer twist at the fifth wheel until they form a V shape.  Jack-knives usually happen because of an abrupt stop or accident.
     
j ake brake  
     
 
Jake Brake is the trademark name for engine brakes developed and manufactured by Jacobs Vehicle Systems, Inc. Jake brakes make a loud, low, growling sound when they are used.
     
j unkyard  
     
 
"Junkyard" is a slang term for a terminal.
     
     

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