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TRAINING BULLETIN C-2 SNOW CHAINS

USING CHAINS CAN APPRX. ________ YOUR VEHICLE'S STARTING AND STOPPING TRACTION ON SNOW AND ICE.

DOUBLE

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TRAINING BULLETIN C-2 SNOW CHAINS

WHEN SHALL CHAINS BE APPLIED?

AT THE DISCRETION OF THE OFFICER

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TRAINING BULLETIN C-2 SNOW CHAINS

TRUE/FALSE

IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO TRIAL FIT YOUR CHAINS BEFORE THE START OF WINTER DRIVING SEASON. OUR CHAINS ARE UNIFORM IN FIT FOR ALL OF FDNY TIRES.

FALSE

ALWAYS TRIAL FIT CHAINS PRIOR TO THE START OF WINTER DRIVING SEASON. CHAUFFEURS SHOULD BE PROFICIENT INSTALLING SNOW CHAINS ON ALL APPARATUS

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TRAINING BULLETIN C-2 SNOW CHAINS

YOU HAVE JUST RELIEVED PENCE ON THE WHEEL AND NOTICE THAT "INTENSE PENCE" HAD THE RIG OUTFITTED WITH CHAINS BECAUSE OF THE TEN INCHES OF SNOW ON THE ROADS. GOING OVER SNOW CHAINS IN YOUR HEAD YOU KNOW THAT THE MAX SPEED THE APPARATUS CAN GO WITH CHAINS ON IS?

APPARATUS MUST NOT EXCEED 30 MPH WHEN CHAINS ARE APPLIED

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TRAINING BULLETIN C-2 SNOW CHAINS

TRUE/FALSE

IF YOU ARE DRIVING AND THE WEATHER CONDITIONS IMPROVE, THE ROADS HAVE IMPROVED AND ARE NOW DRY PAVEMENT, YOU ARE ALLOWED TO KEEP THE CHAINS ON JUST IN CASE ANOTHER SNOWFALL.

FALSE

CHAINS MUST BE REMOVED WHEN WEATHER AND ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE. THE USE OF CHAINS ON DRY PAVEMENT CAN CAUSE SEVERE DAMAGE TO THE APPARATUS.

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TRAINING BULLETIN C-2 SNOW CHAINS

TRUE/FALSE

WHEN THE APPARATUS IS OUT OF QUARTERS FOR ANY REASON AND THE CROSS LINKS OF CHAINS BREAK OR BECOME LOOSE, THE OFFICER IN COMMAND OF THE APPARATUS SHALL CAUSE THE APPARATUS TO STOP IMMEDIATELY AND HAVE THE CONDITION CORRECTED BY REMOVING LOOSE OR BROKEN LINKS WITH BOLT CUTTERS.

FALSE

++WHEN THE APPARATUS IS OUT OF QUARTERS FOR ANY REASON, EXCEPT WHILE RESPONDING TO FIRES OR EMERGENCIES, AND THE CROSS LINKS OF CHAINS BREAK OR BECOME LOOSE, THE OFFICER IN COMMAND OF THE APPARATUS SHALL CAUSE THE APPARATUS TO STOP IMMEDIATELY AND HAVE THE CONDITION CORRECTED BY REMOVING LOOSE OR BROKEN LINKS WITH BOLT CUTTERS.++

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TRAINING BULLETIN C-2 SNOW CHAINS

TRUE/FALSE

4X4 VEHICLES DO NOT NEED CHAINS.

TRUE

++THE NEED TO MOUNT CHAINS ON 4X4 VEHICLES SHOULD NOT BE NECESSARY++

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