d. Loading/Unloading the Scissored Bridge to/from a Lowbed Semitrailer using a Second
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(c) Position the flatbed trailer (l), as shown. The rear of flatbed trailer should be as low as
possible with at least the forward wheels (2) off the launched bridge as shown. Place two 8 x
8 in. x 12 ft timbers (3) on the bed of the flatbed trailer (1) as shown. Secure timbers using
chains or cables routed over the top of the timbers and secured to the staging on the edge of
the flatbed trailer (1).
(d) Apply the parking brakes to the truck and flatbed trailer (1). Place chocks (4) under the rear
(e) Ensure truck is lined up straight with launched bridge.
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