OPERATE CARRIER OVER ROUGH TERRAIN Continued
DRIVE CARRIER OVER TRENCHES
Carrier can roll over and kill or injure personnel. Avoid high speeds and sudden turns when
driving on hills or rough terrain. Wear seat belts.
Carrier will get stuck in trenches wider than 5 1/2 feet (1.67 m). Do not cross trenches wider
than 5 1/2 feet (1.67 m).
The M548A1 has a transmission range selector and the M548A3 has a transmission shift
controller. For purposes of this task, the M548A3 transmission shift controller is shown.
Move transmission shift controller to 1 or 1-2 range (WP 0004 00).
Approach trench straight on and drive slowly over trench. Accelerate when track contacts far side of trench.