Utility Cart Safety Training Quiz
Before operating a cart/utility vehicle, the operator must:
Check for low tire pressure.
Check for fluid leaks.
Check for broken lights.
All of the above.
A utility carts load must be flagged:
When it protrudes 2 foot out of either side of the cart or/and 5 feet out the back.
When it protrudes 1 foot out of either side of the cart or/and 3 feet out the back.
If the load has potential to fall out.
If you can’t see the end of it by looking over your shoulder.
Name three things mentioned in the training that an operator should not do while driving a cart/utility vehicle.
When approaching intersections and blind corners, you should ___________ to alert pedestrians or other cart operators of your presence.
Slow down and keep going.
Honk the horn and slow down.
When operating a cart/utility vehicle, who always has the right-of-way?
Whoever gets to the area of congestion first.
Where should cart operators drive when no cart safe path of travel is available and the roadway must be used?
The far right on the roadway as you would a car.
Wherever as long as you use your flashers.
The middle of the roadway unless it’s being used as a turning lane.
Carts are never allowed on roadways so you have to walk from the closest point.
When parking a cart/utility vehicle, the operator should never block access to:
Exit and emergency doors.
All of the above.
Riders should always wait until the cart/utility vehicle comes to a complete stop before boarding or exiting.
What should the operator do with the keys to a cart/utility when the cart is not in use?
Hide them under the seat.
Put them in the glove compartment.
Give them to someone riding in the cart.
Keep them on the operators’ person.
When pedestrians are present on your path of travel your speed should not exceed_____________ MPH.
How can you easily determine how many individuals can safely ride in a utility cart?
3 individuals max per bench.
The number of seatbelts.
Allow at least 18 inches of bench space per person.
Consult the utility cart manual.
Who is allowed to drive utility carts?
Anyone as long as someone with who has completed the utility cart training is with them.
Anyone as long as a supervisor give the ok.
Only supervisors and full time staff.
Anyone who has successfully completed the utility cart training and has been given permission by their supervisor.
After inspecting a utility cart and finding a small fluid leak from the cart, it is ok to drive as long as:
Report it to your supervisor and take the cart out of service.
You check the fluids and make sure they’re all full.
The cart runs for 5 minutes and doesn’t have any issues.
None of the above.
To properly secure a load you should:
Hold onto it yourself or have some else hold onto it for you.
Drive no more than 2 MPH and make sure it doesn’t move.
Use straps and bungies until the load is secure and consult your supervisor if necessary.
Throw the load in the back and hope no one see’s you driving with it unsecured.
If you’re involved in an accident while operating a utility cart you must:
Report the accident to SUU police immediately by calling 435-586-7793.
Submit a completed SUU written vehicle accident report document to the Director of Safety & Risk management.
Both A & B
I acknowledge that I have participated, and understand the safety training material that has been presented.
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