Seat Belt. Before fastening the seat belt, always adjust the driver's seat to the
position in which you will drive.
For greater restraint and comfort:
Only one person should be strapped in each seat belt.
Pull belt across your lap and push the latch plate into the buckle until it
Position the belt across your lap as low on your hips as possible and pull it
toward the door to a snug fit so the inertia reel can take up the slack.
If the shoulder belt is too tight, pull the shoulder belt out at least 5 in. (13 cm)
and let it return to your chest. Then pull down on the shoulder belt, no more
than needed to ease pressure [1 in. (2.5 cm)], then release belt.
To unfasten the belt, press the button on the buckle. Lightly hold the belt
and allow the inertia reel to rewind the belt.
Traveling - Forward.
Engage swing lock pin before starting extended
After the engine has warmed up, position the transmission shift lever to the
highest forward gear desired.
Use 4WD only when more traction is required.
Position the DRIVE AXLE Selector Switch (34, Figure 5-1) to either high
speed (2WD) or low speed (4WD).
Release the parking brake and depress the throttle.
Traveling - Reverse.
Apply the service brakes and bring the crane to a
complete stop before shifting the transmission into
Traveling in reverse is accomplished the same way as traveling forward, except for
shifting the Transmission Shift Lever (6, Figure 5-1) to the highest reverse (R) gear desired. (Refer
to Traveling - Forward.)