The APC 100 is not active when driving from the
superstructure cab. Thus transmission operation is
The following information outlines proper shift points for manual operation.
Do not downshift to a lower gear if the crane is
traveling at a greater speed than the maximum speed
of the lower gear.
To avoid hard shifting, the road speeds at which the shift should be made are
shown on the following chart.
Shift Points at MPH/KPH
1st to 2nd
2nd to 1st
2nd to 3rd
3rd to 2nd
Stepping of changes should be progressive. It is not always necessary to start a
crane in 1st gear. Up to 3rd gear may be used when starting on reasonably level terrain.
5-6.10 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:
Be sure the belt is snugly fitted around the hips - not the waist - and not
twisted. Failure to properly fit belt may result in unnecessary injury in the
event of a collision.
Figure 5-5. Seat Belt Coupling