OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS - CONTINUED
STEERING - CONTINUED
Crab Steering. Press the crab steering selection switch on the steering column. All wheels will steer in the same direc-
tion. This steering mode permits sideways movement for better positioning of the RTCH during transport and moving
DO NOT allow riders on the RTCH. Failure to follow this warning may result in serious injury or
death to personnel.
RTCH must not be driven when container load is in fully raised position. RTCH is less stable
when traveling with the load in a raised position. Always position the bottom of the load just
above the driver's field of view, with the boom fully retracted. Failure to follow this warning may
result in serious injury or death to personnel.
BE ALERT for personnel in area while operating RTCH. Always check to ensure area is clear of
personnel and obstructions before moving. Failure to follow this warning may result in serious
injury or death to personnel.
The governed engine speed is 2,100 RPM. If engine is allowed to exceed governed speed, serious
engine or transmission damage may result.
Check Fuel Gage, Indicators, and ECS Display Screen Frequently. If indicators show an abnormal reading or warn-
ing light comes on, bring the RTCH to a safe stop, shut down engine, and investigate cause.
Avoid Over-Steering. Become familiar with steering characteristics of RTCH before attempting maneuvers in limited
Avoid Hard Braking. Become familiar with the braking characteristics of the RTCH with and without a load.
Field of View. When driving without a load, position the tophandler above your field of view, with the boom fully
retracted. When driving with a load, position the bottom of the load above your field of view, with the boom fully