Apply engine brake only when truck tires have good traction.
Use of engine brake on slick surfaces can cause truck to skid
and cause injury or death.
Pressing brake lightly will help keep truck from skidding.
Apply brakes sooner and press service brake pedal (11) lightly to give
early warning that truck will slow or stop.
Downshift, if necessary, when slowing or stopping truck on slick
Park in shelter when possible. If shelter is not available, park so
front of truck does not face wind. Place planks or brush under
wheels so truck will not freeze in place.
The fuel/water separator should be drained before topping off
fuel tank. Keep fuel tank as full as possible during cold
operations. Water forms in empty fuel tank as it cools. Water in
fuel system could freeze and block system.
(m) Keep windshield, windows, mirrors, headlights, stoplights and body
lights clean and free of snow and ice. Use defroster (12) and windshield
wipers to keep windshield free of snow and ice.