TRAILER OPERATION - Continued
LOADING TRAILER - Continued
Load cargo into trailer, distributing weight of load as evenly as possible lengthwise and sideways.
Secure load using tiedown rings (1) which are located around perimeter of cargo bed (2). For
general cargo loading procedures, refer to FM 55-450-5, Load Rigging Procedures.
OPERATING TRAILER LIGHTS
The service lights include the rear composite taillights and clearance and marker lights.
The blackout lights include the rear blackout marker lights and blackout stop lights.
Operate Trailer Service Lights.
Review and perform towing vehicle operating procedures to operate main light switch of
towing vehicle. Trailer service lights are energized by positioning the main light switch of the
towing vehicle to the appropriate position.