OPERATE ON SNOW OR ICE (Cont).
Do not use engine brake if road surfaces are slippery.
Using engine brake on wet, icy, or snow covered roads
could result of loss of vehicle control. Failure to follow
this warning could result In death or injury to personnel
or damage to equipment.
Always avoid sudden braking and use of engine brake
on slick roads.
(d) All vehicles have Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) and
have the advantage of easier handling and controllability during emergency stops.
During emergency or reduced traction stops, press brake pedal fully until vehicle
comes to a safe stop. DO NOT PUMP brake pedal. With brake pedal fully depressed,
ABS will control all wheels to provide steering control and a reduced braking dis-
Parking. If parking on icy, slushy, wet, or muddy surfaces,
place boards, brush, or other materials that will provide traction underneath tires, This
will guard against tires freezing to the ground or becoming pocketed in ice, and will
provide some traction when vehicle is started and moving again.
Install Tire Chains.
Lay out chains flat on ground alongside tire to be mounted.
Untangle any cross chains.
Open all cams
(4) (open meaning longest spacing).
Pick up rear side
chains (1) (no cams) and place over top
Tuck last cross-
member (2) against bottom of tire with
loose side chain (3) sticking out away
Roll vehicle in
direction of last crossmember (2)
(approximately 1/4 tire revolution).