MOVEMENT TO A NEW WORK SITE
The purpose of this chapter is to help you prepare the vehicle for movement to a new site by roading, trailering or towing.
ROADING. The vehicle may be moved under its own power. Refer to TM 5-3805-261-10.
TOWING. Vehicle is towed using tow hook located in front of vehicle. Special procedures should be performed
prior to towing operation. Refer to TM 5-3805-261-10.
TRANSPORTING. The vehicle may be transported on a suitable flat bed or rail car.
Preparation for Traveling.
Block the trailer or rail car wheels before loading.
Be sure ramp is securely fastened to flat bed to prevent injury and damage to equipment.
Ramps must not provide a grade of more than 40%.
Place ramps between flat bed and ground.
Set the blade lengthwise under the vehicle. Lower all raised equipment. Move the transmission control
lever to NEUTRAL position.
Install the leaning wheel lock pin. Refer to paragraph 2-3b.(1).
Install the antipivot pin. Refer to paragraph 2-3b.(2).