How many gears does a semi truck have?

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Leona Emert
Leona EmertLicensed Insurance Agent

Posted on Jan 25, 2023

Semi trucks typically have 10 gears, although some have as many as 18. The gears are used to control the truck's speed and power. They are also important for downhill braking, as the truck can use a lower gear to slow down more gradually.

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