PREPARING TO LOAD DUMP BODY (Con?).
Ensure that parking brake is set before loading dump truck (TM 9-2320-363-10). If
parking brake is not set, dump truck could roll or shift position. Failure to follow
this warning may result in death or injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
Set parking brake (TM 9-2320-363-10).
Disengage PTO, if engaged (TM 9-2320-363-10).
LOADING DUMP BODY.
Stand clear of dump body during loading operation. Material being loaded could fall
on personnel standing too close. Failure to follow this warning may result in death
or injury to personnel.
Clear all personnel from around dump truck.
Load dump body evenly. Material must not be heaped so high that it spills over
sides of body. Do NOT overload. Failure to follow this caution may damage equip-
Load dump body. Ensure that material is loaded evenly.
Cover load with cargo cover (paragraph 2-14)
Do not transport load with PTO engaged. Always disengage PTO when hydraulic
power is no longer needed. If PTO is engaged while dump truck is transporting a
load, severe damage to hydraulic pump, PTO or transmission will result.
Avoid sudden stops turns or accelerations. This may cause load to shift.
During off-road operation, avoid terrain with side slope.
Use vehicles CTIS to change tire pressures as road conditions change. Use CTIS in EMER
(emergency) mode if dump truck becomes stuck (TM 9-2320-363-10).