Doubles Triples Test #5

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  1. You are driving with a set of double trailers.  You need to use your brakes to avoid a crash.  For emergency braking you should use:
    Controlled or stab braking.
  2. Which of these statements is true about emergency steering?
    A move to the right may still be the best if you have traffic on both sides of you vehicle.
  3. A converter dolly is still under the second trailer when you unlock the pintle hook.  What is likely to happen?
    The dolly tow bar may fly up.
  4. You can release the dolly brakes by?
    Opening the air tank petcock.
  5. To uncouple the rear trailer in a set of doubles, the shut off valve at the rear of the front trailer should be:
  6. You are inspecting a double or triple trailer rig.  You should be sure the voncerter dolly air tank drain valves ar ___ and the pintle hook is ___.
    Closed, latched.
  7. Converter dollies are used to connect:
    A tractor trailer combination to another trailer.
  8. You are driving 35mph with a set of double trailers.  You should leave at least ___seconds of space in front of your vehicle for every ten feet of vehicle lenght.
  9. With the hand valve, on youshould test the trailer brakes by opening the service lin3e valve at th4e rear of the rig.  When you do this, you should hear:
    Air escape from theopen valve.
  10. Some large trucks have "spot" mirrors.  These mirrors:
    Make things look smaller and farther away than they really are.
  11. Which of these actions will result in thebest control on a curbve?
    Slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then accelerate slightly through it.
  12. Which of these actions is not a good thing to do when driving on slippery roads?
    Use the engine brake or speed retarder.
  13. To check that converter dolly is securely coupled to the rear trailer, you should:
    Pull gently against the pin of thesecond semitrailer.
  14. When you drive a set of double or triple trailers, you need more space because they:
    Can't be stopped or turned quickly.
  15. You cannot avoid driving through deep or flowing water.  You should not:
    Drive through quickly and for a shoort distance after coming out of the water.
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