AN 440

NEOPLAN USA CORPORATION

Dynamic Towing Test Data Form

Date 1994-12-21
Personnel B.L., B.R., & R.H.
Temperature (°F) 50
Humidity (%) 58
Wind Direction SW
Wind Speed (MPH) 3
Barometer (in.Hg) 30.2

Test Results

Inspect tow equipment-bus interface A safe and adequate connection was made between the tow equipment and the bus.
Inspect tow equipment-wrecker interface A safe and adequate connection was made between the tow equipment (chains) and the wrecker.
Towing Comments Tow chains were attached to the front axle and used to lift the vehicle. An 8" X 8" beam was placed under the frame to clear the undercarriage and a rubber pad was placed on the bumper to avoid damage. Manufacturer recommended a speed of 15 mph not be exceeded.
Description and location of any structural damage None noted.
General Comments The manufacturer recommends a flat tow incorporating a tow bar. A tow bar was not supplied, therefore, the above procedures were followed as per manufacturer.