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Driver's Handbook on Cargo Securement - Chapter 6: Paper Rolls

Special Circumstances: Loading and Securing Paper Rolls with Eyes Vertical in a Sided Vehicle Continued

Requirements for preventing paper rolls from tipping

Situation #1:
  • Paper roll is not prevented from tipping by the vehicle structure or other cargo.
  • Paper roll width is more than 2 times its diameter.
Solution #1:
  • Either band the roll to other rolls.
  • Or brace it.
  • Or use tiedowns.
Situation #2:
  • The forwardmost roll(s) in a group of paper rolls is not prevented from tipping or falling forward by vehicle structure or other cargo.
  • Paper roll width is more than 1.75 times its diameter.
Solution #2:
  • Either band the roll to other rolls.
  • Or brace it.
  • Or use tiedowns.
Situation #3:
  • A paper roll or the forwardmost roll(s) in a group of paper rolls is not prevented from tipping or falling forward by vehicle structure or other cargo.
  • Paper roll width is more than 1.25 times its diameter.
  • Blocking is used to prevent forward movement.
Solution #3:
  • Either band the roll to other rolls.
  • Or brace it.
  • Or use tiedowns.
Situation #4
  • A paper roll or the forwardmost roll(s) in a group of paper rolls is not prevented from tipping or falling forward by vehicle structure or other cargo.
  • Paper roll width is more than 1.25 times and less than 1.76 times its diameter.
  • Only friction mats are used for forward securement.
Solution #4:

The friction mat alone is adequate. The friction mat allows the roll to slide on the floor without tripping the roll.

Banding

If paper rolls are banded together:
  • Place rolls tightly against each other to form a stable group.
  • Apply bands tightly.
  • Secure bands with tape, hangers, or other means so that the bands cannot fall off the rolls or slide down to the deck.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

Dm:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.

Review Questions - Click On The Picture To Begin...

When banding paper rolls with eyes vertical, you should:
  • Apply bands loosely.
  • Secure bands with tape, hangers, or other means.
  • Spread rolls apart from each other.
  • All of these are necessary.

Quote From The CDL Manual:

Banding

If paper rolls are banded together:
  • Place rolls tightly against each other to form a stable group.
  • Apply bands tightly.
  • Secure bands with tape, hangers, or other means so that the bands cannot fall off the rolls or slide down to the deck.
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What is the minimum securement requirement for paper rolls with eyes vertical with a width between 1.25 and 1.76 its diameter?
  • Banding them together.
  • Tiedowns.
  • Friction mats alone.
  • All of these are required.

Quote From The CDL Manual:

Situation #4
  • A paper roll or the forwardmost roll(s) in a group of paper rolls is not prevented from tipping or falling forward by vehicle structure or other cargo.
  • Paper roll width is more than 1.25 times and less than 1.76 times its diameter.
  • Only friction mats are used for forward securement.
Solution #4:

The friction mat alone is adequate. The friction mat allows the roll to slide on the floor without tripping the roll.

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Next
When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
  • Use tiedowns.
  • Brace it.
  • Use rear doors to brace it.
  • Band the roll to other rolls.

Quote From The CDL Manual:

Situation #1:
  • Paper roll is not prevented from tipping by the vehicle structure or other cargo.
  • Paper roll width is more than 2 times its diameter.
Solution #1:
  • Either band the roll to other rolls.
  • Or brace it.
  • Or use tiedowns.
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