BACKING THE VEHICLE
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Backing the Vehicle
When backing the vehicle, two personnel must guide driver. Both guides must stand
to left a safe distance from vehicle. Left front guide must be visible to driver. Failure
to comply may result in injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
When backing vehicle, steering works in opposite direction from normal forward
1. To prepare for backing vehicle, driver (D) is seated at controls, looking to left of vehicle. Mechanic (M) stands to
left of vehicle, visible to both driver and commander (C). The commander stands to left and rear of vehicle,
visible to mechanic.
2. Commander signals mechanic on direction and distance for safe backup. Mechanic relays signals to driver.
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