2-27. OPERATE IN COLD WEATHER ENVIRONMENT (CONT).
Refer to FM 21-305 or
applicable Operator's Manual
for additional information on
driving in dangerous conditions.
If rear of truck and trailer skids, do the
Let up on throttle control (2).
Steer in same direction in which truck
When truck and trailer is under
control, press truck brake pedal (1)
Steer truck and trailer on straight
course and slowly press throttle
If towing truck and trailer starts to slide while climbing hill, do the following:
Let up on throttle control (2) of towing truck.
Steer truck and trailer in direction of slide until truck and trailer stops.
Slowly press throttle control (2) on towing truck and steer truck and trailer on straight course.
Refer to FM 20-22 for detailed information on vehicle recovery.
If towing truck is equipped with a CTIS and it is absolutely necessary for better traction, refer to applicable
Operator's Manual and set CTIS switch (3) to position 4 (Emergency). Drive at low speed (five mph
[8 km/h]) when tire air pressures are reduced.