2-17. PREPARATION FOR LOADING FLATRACK.
Trailer wheels must be chocked prior to loading the flatrack. Serious injury or death could
result to personnel.
Ensure trailer drawbar is down against the ground or damage to equipment may result.
Ensure that air lines and cables are properly stowed or damage to equipment may result.
Both trailer bumper points must be under the truck bumper stop flange and at least one of
the bumper points must contact the bumper stop. The trailer bumper point not contacting
the truck bumper stop cannot exceed 1/2 in. (12.7 mm) or flatrack will miss main rail
guides and equipment damage may result.
Chock trailer wheels (Para 2-20) and lower drawbar (1).
Remove and stow air lines (2) and electrical cables (3), (Para 2-9b).
Back up truck so that trailer bumper (4) is under flange of bumper stop (5).