VIDEO: How to operate an articulated dump truck

August 10, 2022

Articulated dump trucks are an important job site component, but there are risks. If not operated properly, they can tip, putting people and property in harm’s way.

Formal operator training is always necessary, but if you just want to see what it takes to run an ADT, or would like to compare your know-how against another’s, check out this video from Heavy Metal Learning to see how you stack up.

This tutorial goes over the basics of operating an ADT, in this case a Komatsu HM-300.

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