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PDFWAC 296-307-52039

Traveling in a powered industrial truck.

(1) The operator must maintain a safe distance of approximately three truck lengths from the truck ahead. The truck must be kept under control at all times.
(2) The operator must yield the right of way to ambulances, fire trucks, or other vehicles in emergency situations.
(3) Passing other trucks traveling in the same direction at intersections, blind spots, or other dangerous locations is prohibited.
(4) Railroad tracks must be crossed diagonally wherever possible. The operator must not park closer than 8 feet from the center of railroad tracks.
(5) The operator must look in the direction of, and keep a clear view of, the path of travel.
(6) Stunt driving and horseplay are prohibited.
(7) The operator must approach elevators slowly, and then enter squarely after the elevator car is properly leveled. Once on the elevator, the operator must neutralize controls, shut off power, and set the brakes.
(8) Motorized hand trucks must enter elevator or other confined areas with load end forward.
(9) The operator must avoid running over loose objects on the roadway surface.
(10) Access to fire aisles, stairways, and fire equipment must be kept clear.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 20-21-091, § 296-307-52039, filed 10/20/20, effective 11/20/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040 and [49.17].050. WSR 00-01-176, § 296-307-52039, filed 12/21/99, effective 3/1/00. WSR 97-09-013, recodified as § 296-307-52039, filed 4/7/97, effective 4/7/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040, [49.17.]050 and [49.17.]060. WSR 96-22-048, § 296-306A-52039, filed 10/31/96, effective 12/1/96.]
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