CDL Practice Tests For New York Coil Endorsement Page 2

New York Coil Endorsement Practice Questions

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A dunnage bag is:
  • An inflatable bag intended to fill otherwise empty space between articles of cargo, or between articles of cargo and the wall of the vehicle.
  • A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo.
  • A device placed between the deck of a vehicle and car or between articles of cargo, intended to provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces.
  • Material used to fill a void between articles of cargo and the structure of the vehicle that has sufficient strength to prevent movement of the articles of cargo.
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  • Dunnage bag:

    An inflatable bag intended to fill otherwise empty space between articles of cargo, or between articles of cargo and the wall of the vehicle.

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    Who is responsible for ensuring that the vehicles, anchor points and other securement components are in good working order?
    • The driver and shipper.
    • The driver, the shipper, and the carrier.
    • The DOT and the FMCSA.
    • The shipper and carrier.
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    Cargo Securement Responsibility:

    According to federal and state regulations, the carrier and driver are responsible for ensuring that the vehicles, anchor points and other securement components are in good working order, with no obvious signs of damage. The driver is also required to conduct a pre-trip inspection by other operating regulations.

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    Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
    • Properly seasoned, and free of rot or decay.
    • Have grain should run lengthwise along the timber when it is used for structural purposes like blocking and bracing.
    • Free of knots, knotholes and splits that may affect its strength or interfere with nailing.
    • All of these apply.
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    Timber used between tiedowns and cargo must be strong enough not to split or be crushed.

    Any timber used should be properly seasoned, and free of rot or decay.

    The grain should run lengthwise along the timber when it is used for structural purposes like blocking and bracing.

    Timber should be free of knots, knotholes and splits that may affect its strength or interfere with nailing.

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    Cargo must satisfy one of the following securement conditions except:
    • Fully covered by a tarp.
    • Immobilized by structures of adequate strength to prevent shifting or tipping
    • Fully contained by structures of adequate strength.
    • Immobilized on or within a vehicle by appropriate means to prevent shifting or tipping.
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    All types of cargo must satisfy one of the following three conditions when being secured:

    • Fully contained by structures of adequate strength, or
    • immobilized by structures of adequate strength to prevent shifting or tipping, or
    • immobilized on or within a vehicle by appropriate means to prevent shifting or tipping.
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    Indirect tiedowns create what direction of force?
    • Backwards.
    • Downward.
    • Frontwards.
    • Side-to-side.
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    Indirect Tiedowns

    Indirect tiedowns create a downward force that increases the friction between the cargo and the deck. This increased friction restrains the cargo.

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    In cargo securement, the deck is:
    • A rail along the side of a vehicle that protects the side of the vehicle from impacts.
    • Part of the structure, fitting, or attachment on a vehicle or cargo to which a tiedown is attached.
    • The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container.
    • A vertical barrier placed directly behind the cab of a tractor to protect the cab in the event cargo should shift forward.
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  • Deck:

    The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container.

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    Void filler is:
    • A structure, device, or another substantial article placed against an article to prevent it from tipping that may also prevent it from shifting.
    • Material used to fill a void between articles of cargo and the structure of the vehicle that has sufficient strength to prevent movement of the articles of cargo.
    • A tapered piece of material, thick at one end and thin at the other, used to help keep cargo from moving.
    • A device placed between the deck of a vehicle and car or between articles of cargo, intended to provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces.
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    From The CDL Manual

  • Void Filler:

    Material used to fill a void between articles of cargo and the structure of the vehicle that has sufficient strength to prevent movement of the articles of cargo.

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    A cleat is a short piece of wood used:
    • To reinforce blocking.
    • To fill empty space between cargo.
    • To make pallets.
    • To set cargo on top of.
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  • Cleat:

    A short piece of material, usually wood, nailed to the deck to reinforce blocking.

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    A chock is generally used to secure:
    • Over-sized loads.
    • Tall cargo.
    • Round articles.
    • Slippery articles.
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  • Chock:

    A tapered or wedge-shaped piece used to secure round articles against rolling.

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    By definition, what is a wedge?
    • A structure, device, or another substantial article placed against an article to prevent it from tipping that may also prevent it from shifting.
    • A vertical barrier across a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo.
    • A tapered piece of material, thick at one end and thin at the other, used to help keep cargo from moving.
    • A short piece of material, usually wood, nailed to the deck to reinforce blocking.
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    From The CDL Manual

  • Wedge:

    A tapered piece of material, thick at one end and thin at the other, used to help keep cargo from moving.

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