So you think you have what it takes to be a big rig driver? You took the classes, did your training, got your rig and purchased some 18 wheeler insurance. That’s all great. But there will always be things that many new drivers may not know. For one, truck drivers have a very distinct lingo and speaking style. You could get a radioed by another driver who tells you there’s an “alligator up ahead.” No, the driver isn’t talking about the amphibious reptile. If you do become a driver, you’re going to have to know how to communicate properly. Below are few common terms that every big rig driver should know.