3 Points of Contact for Driver Safety

July 12, 2018



Step One

  1. Ensure that you have two (2) good handholds on handles or other grips
  2. Place foot squarely on step (3 Point Contact)
  3. Use your legs to push you up into the cab, while using your hands for grip and balance

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Step Two

  1. Lift leg off the ground and place it squarely onto next step
  2. With all four (4) limbs in contact with grips and steps, remove one hand and restablish positioning
  3. Repeat 1 and 2 on the next steps until you are almost ready to enter the cab.

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Step Three

  1. With all four (4) limbs in contact, turn your body so that you are able to sit squarely on the seat.
  2. Avoid harsh twisting motions to prevent injury
  3. Pull self towards seat and sit down

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Exit is in reverse entry method. Remember, climb in, climb out!

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Transportation , Safety

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