Wheel Chock Use
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How can I best utilize wheel chocks?
To properly use wheel chocks, it's important to remember a few basic guidelines:
- Always use chocks in pairs, especially if you are unsure of the slope of a roadway, parking area, or other terrain. It's often a good idea to purchase chocks that are connected one to another.
- Always place the chocks snugly against the tires, and beware wet surfaces that can allow chocks to slip under the wrong conditions.
- If you are parked on an oily surface, move the vehicle to a safer spot, if possible.
- Never drive over chocks, or try to apply chocks if the parking brake has not been applied.
- Remember that improper use of chocks can void warranties, insurance, and compliance to safety regulations.
12/6/2007 5:07:54 AM
If the wheel choke is firmly against the trailer tire and with the movement of a forklift in and out of a trailer the choke could be pinned under the tire making it nearly impossible to remove when you are ready to move the trailer