MACHINE DRIVING PROCEDURES
Fasten seatbelt before operating machine. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury or
death to personnel in the event of an accident or machine overturn.
When moving the machine, keep it under control at all times. Stay alert for obstructions and
Do not use the brake pedal as a footrest. Sudden application of the brakes may lead to injury to
Select the necessary gear before starting down a slope. Use the same gear you would use to go up
the slope. Do not change gear on the slope. If operating the machine in automatic transmission
mode, select low gears in manual mode before starting down a slope.
Use the brake pedal to prevent overspeeding down a slope.
Approach deep mud in 1st gear with the front wheels straight.
Failure to follow these warnings may result in injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment.
The machine can be put in motion in any gear, but do not overwork the engine unnecessarily by
using too high a gear, for example on a hill. Operating in too high a gear will overheat the torque
Do not coast the machine in Neutral; you will not have full control. Also, coasting the machine will
damage the transmission.
After you have warmed up the engine and tested the parking brake, move off as described below.
Check Your Seat Belt and Seat. Ensure your seat belt is correctly fastened and adjusted (WP 0004).
Do not use 4WD on the road or hard surfaces, as it will cause excessive tire wear and fuel
Select 2WD or 4WD. Ensure you have selected the correct drive for the current situation (WP 0004).
Select Required Steer Mode. Ensure you have selected the correct steer mode (WP 0004).
Select Required Suspension Mode. Ensure you have selected the correct suspension mode (WP 0004).
Always use a ground guide when driving machine with work tools, if visibility is impaired. Failure
to use a ground guide may result in injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment.
Work Tools. Ensure the work tools are in one of their travel positions, with the correct support struts secured into place if