Check the regulations covering transportation
of cylinders containing compressed gas.
Check the travel route for overpass clear-
ances. Be sure that there will be adequate
clearance if the machine being transported is
equipped with a ROPS (Rollover Protective
Structure) or cab. Observe laws for width,
Transporting on a Trailer or Flatcar
1 . Lower the bowl and apron.
Stop the engine.
Do not depend on the brake system to
Turn OFF the disconnect switch and
hold the machine on the trailer or flatcar.
remove the key.
Always block and adequately secure the
Block the tractor and scraper wheels.
Secure the machine with adequate tie
Protect the engine cooling system with anti-
Block the trailer or flatcar wheels before
freeze, to the lowest expected temperature
loading the machine onto it. Remove ice,
on the travel route, or drain cooling system
snow or slippery material from the loading
dock and trailer or flatcar before loading.
Install and lock vandalism guards,
covers, and caps.
over the engine exhaust opening
prevent turbocharger "windmilling" in transit.
Cover the operator's seat, or 11
equipped with a cab, close and lock the