DRIVING THE BMPM
Figure 11. Control Pedestal -- Driving the BMPM.
Be sure area surrounding BMPM is clear of personnel and objects before moving the unit. Sound
unit horn before moving unit from stopped position. Turn on beacon when unit is in motion.
Failure to comply may cause injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment.
The high-speed setting on BMPM should only be used when not paving. Never use high-
speed setting while paving. Always lock screed using locking pins when driving in high speed
setting. Failure to comply may cause damage to equipment.
When backing the BMPM with load, maintain at least a one-half throttle setting. Failure to do
so may cause improper track tension, resulting in poor performance and damage to
Allow engine to warm for 10 minutes before moving BMPM. Failure to do so may cause poor
performance and damage to equipment.