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Reverse out of the stack
The truck should be reversed until the forks are about 15cm, (6ins) away from the stack. This gap serves two purposes as it presents a barrier to a pedestrian and ensures that the forks will clear everything when being lowered.
Once at this distance the parking brake should be re-applied and neutral engaged.