USE OF CHOCK BLOCKS (Cont).
If trailer is parked on an incline with front
of trailer facing downhill, place chock
blocks (1) in front of both tires.
LOADING THE TRAILER.
If the trailer is not coupled to the towing vehicle, ensure that the front support leg is down and
locked, the parking brakes are applied, the wheels are chocked, and the rear stabilizers are installed.
Failure to follow this warning may cause trailer to roll or tilt, causing severe injury to personnel or
damage to equipment.
Apply both handbrakes.
Securely chock both wheels (para 2-8.1).
Remove both rear stabilizers from the front of the cargo body and install at the rear of the trailer. Lower sta-
bilizer feet until they contact the ground.
Ensure that weight of load is evenly distributed.
Too much weight at the front will make the trailer
difficult to raise with the front support leg. Too
much weight at the rear will cause the trailer to tip
backward. Failure to follow these warnings may
result in injury to personnel or damage to equip-
Distribute load evenly over trailer starting
between third and fourth cargo tiedown
rings and working toward front and rear of
trailer. Do not exceed maximum allowable
payload (para 1-11).
Distribute load evenly across floor of
trailer before stacking.
If stacking is necessary, begin additional
row using same loading pattern as in
Secure load as required using tie down