Know Your Surroundings -Always perform a walk around inspection of your machine before operation. Be Alert – Sound your horn before backing up. Clean and adjust your mirrors for best visibility. Keep your machine and equipment off the road whenever possible. Use signs, reflectors and high visible clothing to warn oncoming traffic if you are working near a roadway. Cold weather can affect your machines. Always maintain your machines per the Operation and Maintenance Manual. These tips will help you complete the job efficiently and safely.