3.9 Safety. The safety characteristics of the trailer chassis, including all contractor supplied
equipment shall meet the following minimum requirements:
Minimize hazards created by the equipment design.
Minimize hazards to personnel and to property.
Result in furnishing material having a correct safety factor.
Provide safety and protective devices which do not impair the operating functional
requirements and furnish prominent warnings.
Provide correct safe guarding, enclosing, and insulating features for exposed
components and systems which are subject to high temperatures, high pressures,
electrical high voltage actuation or which are inherently hazardous.
Eliminate nonfunctional sharp edges, projecting points, and excessive length of
Conform to the California Vehicle Code, Division 12.
Conform to DOT Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS).
Conform to DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR).
Conform to the DOL OSHA Standards and the Construction Safety Standards
applicable to equipment employed in construction work.
For special applications, when specified by the contracting activity (see 6.2, T-6):
k. Provide a removable ASAE R276 slow moving vehicle (SMV) emblem on an SAE
J725 mounting blade with each chassis and an SAE J725 bracket socket on the rear of
each chassis for use when towed by construction equipment. Also, provide space
within the toolbox for stowing and securing the SMV emblem and blade.
3.10 Environmental requirements. The trailer chassis shall be operational as specified
herein in any ambient air temperature from plus 120° F to minus 40° F. The trailer chassis shall
not malfunction or be damaged by water when exposed to rain ranging from a drizzle to a heavy
rain of 1/4 gallon per minute per square foot of wetted surface impinging on the equipment with
a 30 mph wind and when transported on a railroad car during rain conditions. During and after
the precipitation, the equipment shall operate as specified herein.
3.11 Equipment mounting. The payload type, size, and configuration, for mounting
various end items of supplies and operating equipment on the CCE trailer chassis, shall be as
specified by the contracting activity (see 6.2, T-7) as specified herein, and on the applicable
specification sheet. The intended equipment shall mount on the trailer chassis in accordance
with the applicable specification sheet and figures 3, 4, 5, and 6. The equipment and chassis
a. Provide a mounting covering a minimum of 3-each chassis frame crossmembers.
Provide the 3-each chassis frame crossmembers installed with the web up and flanges
down, to provide a solid support for the skid mount, as shown in figure 3 and 5.