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Sideloader steering reverse around corner
The next step is to get the trainee to practice in reverse. Backing around corners will be similar in nature to the technique employed by car drivers so in most cases this should be easier to teach than on a conventional counterbalanced forklift truck.
It should be noted that reversing on these machines is very common as sometimes this is the only way to get close to the stack. This point is covered in the next slide.