CDL Practice Tests For New York Coil Endorsement Page 3

New York Coil Endorsement Practice Questions

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In cargo securement, bracing is:
  • 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 placed directly behind the cab of a tractor to protect the cab in the event cargo should shift forward.
  • A strip of material that may be used to unitize articles and is tensioned and clamped or crimped back upon itself. (same as "Strapping")
  • A rail along the side of a vehicle that protects the side of the vehicle from impacts.
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  • Bracing:

    A structure, device, or another substantial article placed against an article to prevent it from tipping that may also prevent it from shifting.

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    A friction mat is used to:
    • receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point.
    • prevent it from tipping that may also prevent it from shifting.
    • Attach to a tiedown.
    • provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces.
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    From The CDL Manual

  • Friction mat:

    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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    What is the minimum WLL used to block forward movement of cargo weighing 36,500 lbs?
    • 4,500 lbs
    • 36,500 lbs
    • 10,000 lbs
    • 18,250 lbs
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    The working load limit of all components used to block cargo from forward movement must be 50% (or more) of the weight of the article being blocked.

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    What is a rub rail?
    • The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container.
    • Part of the structure, fitting, or attachment on a vehicle or cargo to which a tiedown is attached.
    • A structure, device, or another substantial article placed against or around an article to prevent horizontal movement of the article.
    • A rail along the side of a vehicle that protects the side of the vehicle from impacts.
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    From The CDL Manual

  • Rub Rail:

    A rail along the side of a vehicle that protects the side of the vehicle from impacts.

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    It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
    • 50% of cargo weight.
    • 10,000 lbs.
    • 20% of cargo weight.
    • 100% of cargo weight.
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    From The CDL Manual

    Note: Friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to 50% of the cargo weight that is resting on the mat.
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    A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
    • 8,000 lbs.
    • 4,500 lbs.
    • 4,000 lbs.
    • 10,000 lbs.
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    The manufacturer’s working load limit is reduced by 50% for tiedowns which are directly attached from the vehicle to the article, and tiedowns attached to the vehicle that go around, through or over the article and are reattached to the same side of the vehicle.

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    What is the maximum ideal angle for an effective direct tiedown?
    • 100 degrees.
    • 45 degrees.
    • 90 degrees.
    • 30 degrees.
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    A direct tiedown is considered effective against forward and rearward forces if it makes an angle less than 45 degrees when viewed from the side of the vehicle.

    A direct tiedown is considered effective against side-to-side forces if it makes an angle less than 45 degrees with the horizontal when viewed from the front or rear of the vehicle.

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    A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo is a:
    • Edge protector.
    • Tarp.
    • Dunnage bag.
    • Void filler.
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  • Tarp:

    A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo.

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    A container chassis vehicle, by definition, is:
    • A vehicle especially built and fitted with locking devices for the transport of intermodal containers.
    • A specialized container, primarily used to contain and transport materials in the waste, recycling, construction/demolition, and scrap industries, which are used in conjunction with specialized vehicles, in which the container isloaded and unloaded onto a tilt frame body by an articulating hook-arm.
    • The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container.
    • A reusable, transportable enclosure that is especially designed with integral locking devices that secure it to a container chassis trailer to facilitate the efficient and bulk shipping and transfer of goods by, or between various modes of transport, such as highway, rail, sea, and air.
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    From The CDL Manual

  • Container Chassis Vehicle:

    A vehicle especially built and fitted with locking devices for the transport of intermodal containers.

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    Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
    • Wedge
    • Rub Rail
    • Pallet
    • Chock
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  • Pallet:

    A platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article. (Same as "Skid")

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