CDL Practice Tests For Flatbed Cargo Securement Page 5

Flatbed Cargo Securement Practice Questions

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When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
  • 60 degrees
  • Between 60 and 90 degrees
  • Less than 45 degrees
  • 180 degrees
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From The CDL Manual

  • Attach at least one tiedown against front of row of coils to restrain against forward motion. If possible, angle between tiedown and deck should be less than 45, when viewed from the side of the vehicle.
  • Attach at least one tiedown against rear of row of coils to restrain against rearward motion. If possible, angle between tiedown and deck should be less than 45, when viewed from the side of the vehicle.
  • Attach at least one tiedown over top of each coil or side-by-side row of coils to restrain against vertical motion. Tiedowns going over top of coil(s) must be as close as possible to eye of coil.
  • Arrange tiedowns, blocking, or bracing to prevent shifting or tipping in all directions.
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All of the following are requirements for transporting coils with eyes crosswise except:
  • Prevent the coil from rolling
  • Attach one tiedown rearward
  • These are all requirements
  • Attach one tiedown forward
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From The CDL Manual

There are three requirements for coils transported with eyes crosswise:

Prevent the coil from rolling

Attach one tiedown forward.

Attach one tiedown rearward.

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Methods to keep a cradle from sliding include:
  • These can all be used.
  • Placing a tiedown around the front of the cradle.
  • Nailed wood blocking or cleats.
  • Friction mats under the cradle.
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From The CDL Manual

Requirements for securing a single coil

Prevent the coil from rolling by supporting it:

  • Timbers, chocks, or wedges held in place by coil bunks or similar devices to prevent them from coming loose.
  • A cradle (for example, two hardwood timbers and two coil bunks) that is restrained from sliding by:
    • Friction mats under the cradle.
    • Nailed wood blocking or cleats.
    • Placing a tiedown around the front of the cradle.
  • The support must:
    • Support the coil just above the deck.
    • Not become unintentionally unfastened or loose in transit.
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When securing metal coils, it is acceptable to use nailed blocking or cleats as the sole means to secure:
  • It is not acceptable.
  • Timbers
  • Nailed wood cradles
  • Chocks
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From The CDL Manual

The use of nailed blocking or cleats as the sole means to secure timbers, chocks or wedges, or a nailed wood cradle, is prohibited.

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Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
  • Attaching at least one tiedown diagonally from the right side of the vehicle, through the eye, to the left side of the vehicle
  • Attaching at least one tiedown diagonally from the left side of the vehicle, through the eye, to the right side of the vehicle
  • It should include all of these things
  • Using blocking or friction mats to prevent forward movement.
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From The CDL Manual

Tiedowns, Single Coil Option #1

Attach at least one tiedown diagonally from the left side of the vehicle, through the eye, to the right side of the vehicle. If possible, the angle between the tiedown and the deck should be less than 45, when viewed from the side of the vehicle.

Attach at least one tiedown diagonally from the right side of the vehicle, through the eye, to the left side of the vehicle. If possible, the angle between the tiedown and the deck should be less than 45, when viewed from the side of the vehicle.

Attach at least one tiedown side-to-side over the top of the coil.

Use blocking or friction mats to prevent forward movement.

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Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
  • Attaching at least two tiedowns through the center of the coil.
  • Attaching at least one tiedown over the top of the coil near the front of the coil.
  • Using blocking or friction mats to prevent forward movement.
  • Attaching at least one tiedown over the top of the coil near the rear of the coil.
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From The CDL Manual

Tiedowns, Single Coil Option #3

Option #3 is the same as Options #1 and #2, except that the two tiedowns that attach through the eye of the coil are replaced with two tiedowns that pass over the front and the rear of the coil.

Attach at least one tiedown over the top of the coil near the front of the coil.

Attach at least one tiedown over the top of the coil near the rear of the coil.

Use blocking or friction mats to prevent forward movement.

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When securing metal coils in a sided vehicle without anchor points:
  • Follow general cargo securement requirements
  • Use friction mats
  • Use locking and bracing
  • All of these apply
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From The CDL Manual

Securing Coils Transported in a Sided Vehicle or Intermodal Container without Anchor Points

To prevent metal coils from moving horizontally and/or tipping:

Follow general cargo securement requirements

Secure the coils using:

  • Blocking and bracing
  • Friction mats
  • A combination of these.
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When securing rows of coils, requirements include all of the following except:
  • Attach at least one tiedown over the top of each coil or side-by-side row, located near the front of the coil.
  • Use blocking or friction mats to prevent forward movement.
  • Attach at least one tiedown through the center of each row of coils.
  • Attach at least one tiedown over the top of each coil or side-by-side row, located near the rear of the coil.
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From The CDL Manual

Tiedowns

Attach at least one tiedown over the top of each coil or side-by-side row, located near the front of the coil.

Attach at least one tiedown over the top of each coil or side-by-side row, located near the rear of the coil.

Use blocking or friction mats to prevent forward movement.

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What is the minimum weight of a shipment of paper rolls that would require specific securement requirements?
  • 10,000 lbs
  • 2,268 lbs
  • 5,000 lbs
  • It depends on how they're loaded
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From The CDL Manual

The rules in this section apply to shipments of paper rolls, which individually or together, weigh 2268 kg (5000 lb.) or more.

Note: Shipments of paper rolls that weigh less than 2268 kg (5000 lb.), and paper rolls that are unitized on a pallet may either be secured in accordance this section or with the general cargo securement requirements

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When securing paper rolls with eyes vertical in a sided vehicle all of the following are acceptable except:
  • Placing rolls against the front and walls of the vehicle.
  • Placing the rolls against each other.
  • Placing rolls against the doors.
  • Placing the rolls against other cargo.
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From The CDL Manual

  • Place paper rolls together in a group so that the structure of the group can be maintained.
  • Place paper rolls against:
    • The front and walls of the vehicle
    • Each other
    • Other cargo
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