CDL Practice Tests For New York Coil Endorsement Page 5

New York Coil Endorsement Practice Questions

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CDL drivers from New York State require the Metal Coils Endorsement when transporting metals coils weighing:
  • Less than 10,000 lbs.
  • More than 5,000 lbs.
  • More than 10,000 lbs.
  • More than 2,268 lbs.
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From The CDL Manual

  • NYS-CDL DRIVER LICENSE METAL COIL ENDORSEMENT (M):

    Commercial drivers licensed in New York State are required to get the New York State Metal Coil Endorsement in order to transport a metal coil, or a group of metal coils, weighing more than 5,000 lbs (2,268 kg.)

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    A single metal coil with eye vertical weighing 6,350 lbs requires tiedowns with a minimum aggregate WLL of:
    • 3,175 lbs
    • 10,000 lbs.
    • 12,700 lbs.
    • 6,350 lbs.
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    The sum of the working load limits from all tiedowns must be at least 50% of the weight of the coils.

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    When securing a single metal coil with eye vertical, tiedowns must be arranged according the all of the following except:
    • At least one indirect tiedown attached side-to-side over the eye of the coil;
    • At least one indirect tiedown attached diagonally from the left side of the vehicle, across the eye of the coil, to the right side of the vehicle;
    • At least one indirect tiedown attached diagonally from the right side of the vehicle, across the eye of the coil, to the left side of the vehicle;
    • At least one direct tiedown towards both the front and the rear of the load.
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    Tiedowns must be arranged in the following manner to prevent the coils from tipping in the forward, rearward and side-to-side (lateral) directions:

    • At least one indirect tiedown attached diagonally from the left side of the vehicle, across the eye of the coil, to the right side of the vehicle;
    • At least one indirect tiedown attached diagonally from the right side of the vehicle, across the eye of the coil, to the left side of the vehicle;
    • At least one indirect tiedown attached side-to-side over the eye of the coil;
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    What is the minimum number of tiedowns required through the eye of a metal coil loaded crosswise?
    • 2
    • As many as possible.
    • 1
    • 3
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    From The CDL Manual

    Step #2 and #3: Prevent the Coil from Forward and rearward Movement

    At least one direct tiedown is required through its eye, restricting forward motion.

    At least one direct tiedown is required through its eye, restricting rearward motion.

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    Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what minimum angle?
    • 90 degrees.
    • 180 degrees.
    • 45 degrees.
    • 30 degrees.
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    From The CDL Manual

    At least one direct tiedown against the front of the row of coils, restraining against forward motion, and if practicable, making an angle 45 degrees or less with the floor.

    At least one direct tiedown against the rear of the row of coils, restraining against rearward motion, and if practicable, making an angle 45 degrees or less with the floor.

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    Which means of securement is prohibited when transporting coils with the coil eye crosswise on the vehicle?
    • Attaching direct tiedowns diagonally through the eye of a coil.
    • Attaching direct tiedowns diagonally through the eye of a coil to form an X-pattern when viewed from above.
    • One direct tiedown through its eye, restricting rearward motion.
    • At least one indirect tiedown over the top.
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    From The CDL Manual

    Attaching direct tiedowns diagonally through the eye of a coil to form an X-pattern when viewed from above the vehicle is prohibited.

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    When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
    • Attach at least one tiedown through the eye diagonally each way.
    • These are all part of method #1.
    • Support the coil above the deck.
    • Attach at least one indirect tiedown side-to-side over the top.
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    From The CDL Manual

    Step #1: Support the coil above the deck to prevent the coil from rolling.

    Step #2: Attach at least one direct tiedown on each diagonal through the eye of the coil making an angle not more than 45 degrees with the floor of the vehicle when viewed from the side.

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

    Use blocking or friction mats to prevent forward movement.

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    A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
    • Two
    • It depends on the size of the coils.
    • One
    • Four
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    From The CDL Manual

    Step #2:

    Attach at least two direct tiedowns over each coil or side-by-side row.

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    Option #3 for a single metal coil with eyes lengthwise requires:
    • At least one indirect tiedown side-to-side over the top of the coil.
    • One direct tiedown on each diagonal through the eye of the coil
    • Two direct tiedowns on either side straight through the eye.
    • Two indirect tiedowns over the front and rear parts of the coil.
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    Securement Option #2:

    Same as Option #1, except the direct tiedowns are straight instead of diagonal.

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    What is aggregate working load limit?
    • The summation of 50% of the working load limits or restraining capacity of all devices used to secure an article on a vehicle.
    • The summation of the working load limits or restraining capacity of all devices used to secure an article on a vehicle.
    • The maximum load that may be applied to a component of a cargo securement system during normal service, usually assigned by the manufacturer of the component.
    • 50% of the maximum load that may be applied to a component of a cargo securement system during normal service, usually assigned by the manufacturer of the component.
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    From The CDL Manual

  • Aggregate Working Load Limit:

    The summation of the working load limits or restraining capacity of all devices used to secure an article on a vehicle.

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    A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
    • Cab shield.
    • Rub rail.
    • Headboard.
    • Deck.
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    From The CDL Manual

  • Headboard:

    A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo.

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    Blocking is used to:
    • Prevent forward movement of cargo.
    • Place against or around an article to prevent horizontal movement of the article.
    • Attach a tiedown to.
    • Provide greater friction between an article and the vehicle.
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    From The CDL Manual

  • Blocking:

    A structure, device, or another substantial article placed against or around an article to prevent horizontal movement of the article.

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    A chain marked with a 4 is identified as what kind?
    • Grade 70 Transport
    • Grade 43 High test
    • Grade 100 Alloy
    • Grade 40 High test
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    From The CDL Manual

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    Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 1/2-inch Grade 70 chains would be required for a load of 34,500 lbs?
    • 6
    • 5
    • 7
    • 4
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    From The CDL Manual

    34,500/11,300=3.05, 3.05x2=6.10 (round up to 7)
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    What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
    • 21,300 lbs.
    • 21,000 lbs
    • 42,600 lbs
    • 10,650 lbs
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    From The CDL Manual

    3x4700+7200=21,300
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    A load weighing 41,500 lbs requires securement against rearward force of:
    • 10,000 lbs.
    • 20,000 lbs.
    • 41,500 lbs.
    • 20,750 lbs.
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    • The forward force (80% of the cargo weight) represents braking while driving straight ahead.
    • The rearward force (50% of the cargo weight) represents vehicle acceleration or braking in reverse.
    • The side-to-side or lateral force (50% of the cargo weight) represents traveling on a curve, ramp or changing lanes.
    • The vertical force (20% of the cargo weight)) represents cargo vibration during transport. This requirement is satisfied when the cargo is "Fully Contained"
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