OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
This work package contains instructions for safely operating the following vehicles with CPK installed:
Truck, Tractor, M915A3P1, Line-Haul
Truck, Tractor, M915A2P1, Line-Haul
Truck, Tractor, M916A3P1, Light Equipment Transporter (LET)
Truck, Dump, M917A2P1, Heavy, Chassis
Truck, Tractor, M915A4P1, Line-Haul
Truck, Dump, M917A1P1, Heavy, Chassis
Truck, Tractor, M916A1P1, Light Equipment Transporter (LET)
Truck, Tractor, M916A2P1, and Light Equipment Transporter (LET)
Before operating vehicle with CPK read and follow the procedures in Operation Under Usual Conditions in Operator
Technical Manual for specific vehicle. Refer to References (WP 0031 00) for more information on sited reference.
INITIAL ADJUSTMENTS AND DAILY CHECKS
Refer to WP 0004 00 for the location and operation of operator controls.
Perform Before operation Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) before operation (WP 0008 00 and WP
Due to increased weight with CPK installed, operator should be aware of differences in vehicle's driving
characteristics and adjust driving accordingly. Failure to do so may cause injury or death to personnel.
With CPK installed, vehicle is heavier than usual. Due to this increased weight, adjust driving to allow for greater stop-
Vehicle may steer differently with CPK installed. Adjust vehicle speed accordingly and exercise caution.
The center of gravity is higher on a vehicle with a Crew Protection Kit installed.
Always use slower speed when operating vehicle.
DO NOT operate vehicle on steep hills or inclines.
Failure to follow these warnings may cause injury or death to personnel.
The center of gravity is higher with a Crew Protection Kit installed. Use slower speeds when making turns or changing
lanes. Also, use extreme caution when operating the vehicle on any incline. The higher center of gravity increases the
chance of rollover.
Visibility is reduced on a vehicle with a Crew Protection Kit installed. Always use ground guides when
maneuvering vehicle near obstacles. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury to personnel or damage
Visibility is reduced with a Crew Protection Kit installed. Operate vehicle with caution and use ground guides.