· During all bridge bay operations, the operator will drive and be responsible for the
operation of the LHS cab control box. The assistant acts as a ground guide and will be
responsible for directing the operator using hand signals, operating the remote control
box and winch, and assisting the operator as needed. Never walk backwards when
ground guiding the vehicle.
· In case of emergency while the remote control is in use, push the emergency stop switch
to shut down operation of the LHS.
· The BAP must be loaded on the vehicle before loading bridge bay.
Ensure all bridge bay latches and locks are locked and secured. Refer to TM 5-5420-209-12 or TM
Set transmission range selector (Figure 1, Item 1) to R (reverse), and back up vehicle so there is about 5 ft.
(1.5 m) of clearance between vehicle and lifting hook end of bridge bay.
Figure 1. Brake and Transmission Controls.
Dashboard parking brake indicator will illuminate when PARKING BRAKE control is applied.
Pull out PARKING BRAKE control (Figure 1, Item 2) and set transmission range selector (Figure 1, Item 1) in
Ensure BAP hold-down lock handles (Figure 2, Item 3) are pushed in.