NORAC - 10th Edition: General Rules & Special Instructions A-u

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New Jersey Transit LETP covering General Rules & Special Instructions A - U.


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  • 1. 
    C. Required Examinations: Employees will be given a written examination on the Operating Rules and must obtain a score of at least _____.
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      85%

    • D. 

      90%

  • 2. 
    B. Rules and Special Instructions: Employees must be familiar with and obey all rules and special instructions that relate to their duties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    C. Required Examinations: When reporting for the examination they (employees) must present their Operating Rules book, Timetable and other instructions for inspection.  Employees who fail this examination must take a second examination within ______ days.
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      60

  • 4. 
    C. Required Examinations: Employees who fail the second examination, or who fail to be re-examined within ______ days, will not be qualified to perform service.
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      60

  • 5. 
    C. Required Examinations: When an employee passes a physical characteristics examination, the territory on which the employee is qualified must be shown on the "Qualified for Service" page of the employee's Timetable, if provided.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    D.  Employee Conduct:  Acts of insubordination, hostility or willful disregard of the Company's interest are ___________.
  • 7. 
    D.  Employee Conduct:  To remain in service, employees must ______ from conduct that adversely affects the performance of their duties, other employees, or the public.  Employees must also ______ from conduct that discredits the Company.
  • 8. 
    D.  Employee Conduct:  Employees must devote themselves exclusively to the Company's service while ________.
  • 9. 
    C. Required Examinations: When reporting for the examination they (employees) must present their Operating Rules book, Timetable and other instructions for inspection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    D.  Employee Conduct:  Employees should also refrain from conduct that discredits the Company.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    E.  Prohibited Behaviors:  Which of the following behaviors are prohibited while on duty or on company property:
    • A. 

      Gambling.

    • B. 

      Fighting.

    • C. 

      Driving.

    • D. 

      Participating in any illegal, immoral or unauthorized activity.

  • 12. 
    E.  Prohibited Behaviors:  The following behaviors are prohibited when required to perform service:
    • A. 

      Sleeping or assuming the attitude of sleep.

    • B. 

      Playing cards or other games.

    • C. 

      Attending meetings.

    • D. 

      Reading other than Company instructions.

    • E. 

      Having magazines, newspapers, and other literature not related to one's duties visible in the operating cab of a train or other on-track equipment. Such personal items must be enclosed in the owner's personal luggage.

  • 13. 
    E.  Prohibited Behaviors:  The following behaviors are prohibited:
    • A. 

      Reading Company instructions.

    • B. 

      Solicitation of gratuities from patrons.

    • C. 

      Unauthorized use of electronic devices.

  • 14. 
    E.. Reporting Unusual Occurrences:  Derailments, collisions, storms, washouts, high water, fires, obstructions to tracks, and any other condition which could result in death or injury, damage to property or disruption of railroad operations must be reported to the ____________ by the quickest available means of communication.
  • 15. 
    G.  Drugs and Alcohol:  Employees are prohibited from engaging in the following activities while on duty or reporting for duty: Using alcoholic beverages or intoxicants, having them in their possession, or being under the influence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    G.  Drugs and Alcohol:  Using or being under the influence of any drug, medication, or other controlled substance - including prescription and/or over-the-counter medication - that will in any way adversely affect their _________, coordination, reaction, response or safety.
  • 17. 
    G.  Drugs and Alcohol:  An employee may be required to take a breath test and/or provide a urine sample if the Company reasonably suspects violation of this rule.  Refusal to comply with this requirement will be considered a violation of this rule and the employee will be promptly removed from service.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A.  Required Books: Employees must maintain and have with them while on duty a copy of the following: (Pick all that apply)
    • A. 

      Door Procedures

    • B. 

      The Operating Rules and Timetables, if their duties are affected by them.

    • C. 

      The Safety Rules for their department.

    • D. 

      The Hazardous Materials Instructions, if they are involved in the shipment of hazardous materials.

    • E. 

      Announcement Information.

    • F. 

      Revenue Regulations.

    • G. 

      The Air Brake Instructions, if their duties are affected by them.

  • 19. 
    A-1 TIMETABLE:  Crewmembers assigned to relay or hostler service will not be required to carry their Timetables, NORAC Operating Rules, or Special Instructions with them while in such service but must have them in their possession when reporting for duty.  However, they must carry ______________ and other pertinent information, which may affect their duties.  (Pick all that apply)
    • A. 

      General Orders

    • B. 

      Bulletin Orders

    • C. 

      Division Notices

  • 20. 
    A-2 REQUIRED BOOKS:  Locomotive Engineers are required to carry the following books: (Pick all that apply)
    • A. 

      TRO-1: NORAC Operating Rules

    • B. 

      TRO-3: Electrical Operating Instructions

    • C. 

      TRO-4: Air Brake & Train Handling Rules and Instructions

    • D. 

      TRO-5: Safety Rules & On-Track Safety Procedures

    • E. 

      GO: General Order 601

    • F. 

      TRO-12 Section 1: General Duties

    • G. 

      TRO-12 Section 2: Door Procedures

    • H. 

      TRO-12 Section 3: Announcement Information

    • I. 

      TRO-12 Section 4: Revenue Regulations

    • J. 

      TRO-12 Section 5: Transportation Dept. Revenue Instructions

    • K. 

      TRO-12 Section 6: Drug and Alcohol Policy

    • L. 

      TRO-12 Section 7: Regulations Governing Locomotive Engineers

    • M. 

      TRO-12 Section 8: Regulations Governing Dispatchers and Block Operators

  • 21. 
    A-2 REQUIRED BOOKS:   Employees who work on ___________ property must maintain and carry ___________ publications with them while on duty.  (Same word twice)
  • 22. 
    B-1 GOOD FAITH CHALLENGE:  Employees have the right to challenge in "good faith" any directive that would violate the operating rules or instructions in respect to the operation of ____________ switches/crossovers and fixed derails, shoving movements, leaving equipment in the clear.  
  • 23. 
    B-1 GOOD FAITH CHALLENGE:  If a worker challenges a directive, the ____________ will not require the employee to comply with the directive until it is resolved.  However, while the challenge is in effect, the challenging employee may be required to perform other tasks not related to the challenge.
  • 24. 
    B-1 GOOD FAITH CHALLENGE - Resolution:   The challenge may be resolved by one of the following:
    • A. 

      The supervisor accepts the employee's request.

    • B. 

      The employee accepts the order.

    • C. 

      The supervisor and employee compromise to a solution.

  • 25. 
    C-2 EXAMINATIONS - MEDICAL:   Locomotive Engineers must have a physical annually in the ______________
    • A. 

      Month of hire.

    • B. 

      Month of birth.

    • C. 

      Calendar quarter of hire.

    • D. 

      Calendar quarter of birth.

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