Use of attached vehicles

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Operation
(b) re-engage the master clutch, except in the case of torque con-
verter machines;
(c) lock the parking brake;
(d) lower bulldozer blades, buckets and other attachments to the
ground; and
(e) put all power-operated attachments and power take-offs into
neutral.
20.0.2.
The operator should not dismount unless the tractor
is stationary and there is an adequate and safe place for him to
step onto.
20.0.3.
When slowing down or stopping, brakes should be
applied equally to the two rear wheels.
20.0.4.
Tractors should not haul heavy vehicles or machinery
unless they can be stopped in a safe and controlled manner.
21.
Use of attached vehicles
21.0.1.
Towed attachments should be attached only to the
draw bar provided on the tractor. The draw bar should be located
between 33 and 43 cm above ground level.
21.0.2.
In no case should attachments be secured to the front
or rear
axle,
to the seat bracket or to any other frame member.
21.0.3.
When attachments are hitched to the tractor
(a) the attachment should be blocked with blocks or chocks, if
the tractor is backed;
(b) if the attachment is pulled onto the tractor, the attachment
should be kept under control by brakes or chocks; and
(c) no person should remain between the tractor and attachment,
and the draw bar should be handled with a hook or other
suitable device.
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