OPERATING TECHNIQUES CONTINUED
Rock Loading -- Continued
2. Put enough loose rock or dirt into truck first to act as cushioning material, before proceeding to load larger
rocks. Place large rocks into center of truck from as low a height as possible (Figure 14).
Figure 14. Dumping Large Rock.
3. Lower loaded or unloaded bucket to ground when waiting for any length of time.
4. Always operate loader at speeds slow enough to insure complete operator control. When traveling, carry
bucket low to obtain maximum visibility (Figure 15).
Figure 15. Transporting a Load.
5. Keep work area as clean and level as possible to ensure more efficient and smoother operation (Figure 16).
Figure 16. Loader Work Area.