Carrying of passengers or objects

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Tractor safety
21.0.4.
When attachment and tractor are unhitched, both
vehicles should be blocked by brakes or chocks.
21.0.5.
All shields should be secured in place after hitching
and before use of any attachment.
21.0.6.
When attachments become clogged, the engine should
be shut off and then they should be cleared.
22.
Carrying of passengers or objects
22.0.1.
Tractors should not carry
(a) any person for whom there is not a safe seat;
(b) children; or
(c) loose objects unless a safe place is provided for them.
23.
Towing and pushing
23.0.1.
A tractor should not be used to push other vehicles
unless an adequate and securely fastened push bar
is
fitted to it.
23.0.2.
Tractors should not haul loads so heavy as to prevent
effective control, especially on any sloping, uneven, soft or other-
wise unsafe ground.
24.
Operating on sloping ground
24.0.1.
When starting up a slope, the operator should choose
a power gear to avoid stalling or shifting of gears on the slope,
and should engage the clutch slowly to avoid upsetting backwards.
24.0.2.
Adjustable wheels should be spread as far as possible
for the job at hand.
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