Texas Driver's Handbook

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Why must air tanks be drained?

65 (same as cars)

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    How can farm tractors meet lighting requirements when operating on
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    On the front, a white light visible for 1,000 feet.

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    What are the vehicle size and weight requirements for Class A, B, and C driver licenses (non-CDL)?
    Class A: vehicle weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more and trailer weight rating over 10,000 pounds.

    Class B: vehicle weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more and trailer weight rating of 10,000 pounds or less.

    Class C: vehicles that aren't A or B; trailers 10,000 pounds or less; farm trailers up to 20,000 pounds.
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    What should be the first action of the driver of a disabled truck or bus?
    Put out the proper flares, flags or reflectors.
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    Where should flares be placed around a truck when necessary?
    On a two way road, place one flare at 10 feet behind the truck, one at 100 feet behind, and one at 100 feet ahead.

    On a divided highway (where all traffic is from the rear), place one flare at 10 feet behind, one at 100 feet behind, and one at 200 feet behind.

    Where vision is obscured (e.g. on a curve) the rear flare may be 100 to 500 feet back.
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    What is the required lighting of a semi-trailer 80 inches or more in width?
    see diagram on page 15-10 of the Handbook:

    2 amber clearance lights on the front

    2 red clearance lights on the back

    2 red tail lamps

    2 red stop lamps

    electric turn signals

    side marker lamps
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    What are the height limits between which reflectors must be mounted (on trucks and trailers)?
    At least 24 inches high and no more than 60 inches high.

    This is the rule for trucks and trailers 80 or more inches wide and 30 or more feet long.
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Texas Driver s Handbook
Texas Driver's Handbook
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