TM 55-3810-229-14/NAVFAC P-941
Hazardous and Dangerous Characteristics
These vehicles present no special hazardous or
Transportation economies can be obtained by reducing
dangerous characteristics during exposure to normal
vehicles for transport to minimum dimensions. The only
readily removable items are the outside mirrors and the
aft outrigger support pads. The support pads, each
weighing 70 pounds, are attached by two capscrews.
After removal, the outside mirrors and support pads
transportation procedures normally
should be secured inside the vehicle for transport.
associated with vehicles containing
diesel fuel apply.
These- vehicles have no unusual characteristics that
would require special precaution or attention be given to
temperature, atmospheric pressure, or humidity
These vehicles are designed so that, when restrained in
variations during exposure to normal transportation
accordance with the guidance contained in this manual,
environments. The vehicles are equipped with an air
they can withstand the shocks and vibrations associated
brake system that requires air pressure to set and
with current transportation methods.
release the parking brakes.
Parking brakes are
energized by venting air from the system, permitting
CONUS Freight Classification
springs to set the brakes. In order to release the parking
brakes, air pressure must be available in the system.
Rail and motor freight classification description and item
This pressure can be obtained by operating the engine or
numbers will be determined in accordance with chapter
from an external source.
211, AR 55-355, and the Freight Classification Guide
System. Proper classification and/or description of the
vehicle must be determined and provided on the bill of
lading before the shipment is released to the carrier.