Using a Rented Power Buggy is Simple
You should find the controls on most rented power buggies simple and straightforward to use. Typically, you only need to select forward or reverse and then use the available controls to move the power buggy or dump its contents. While operating the rented power buggy, heed the following tips to stay safe. Your local, ARA-affiliated rental store can provide complete instructions for using your rented power buggy.
- Read all manufacturer warnings and instructions prior to using your rented power buggy.
- Properly secure rented power buggy when you transport it.
- Follow safe practices when hooking up and towing a rented power buggy.
- Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), such as a hard hat, safety glasses and gloves.
- Never wear loose clothing or jewelry that can catch on the rented power buggy during use.
- Avoid pinch points on dumping mechanism of rented power buggy.
- Keep onlookers at an appropriate distance from the worksite.
· Rent the appropriate power buggy from your local ARA-affiliated rental store. See What Do You Need in a Power Buggy Rental? for more information.
- Perform a walk-around inspection of the rented power buggy before use to become familiar with its controls and warning decals.
- Check and, if needed, service fluid levels in rented power buggy before use.
- Follow manufacturer’s recommendations for starting and shutting off the rented power buggy.
- Do not exceed the rented power buggy’s load limits.
- Do not allow riders on the rented power buggy.
- Do not mount or dismount a stand-on power buggy while in motion.
- Avoid using the rented power buggy on steep slopes.
- Keep dump bucket down when not dumping.
- Unless specifically indicated as appropriate for your model of rented power buggy, do not move the power buggy with the bucket in dumping position.
- Engage parking brake and shut off the power buggy’s engine before leaving the operator’s position.
- Be sure to clean the bucket of the rented power buggy before returning it.
Contact your local, ARA-affiliated, rental store for information on available rental products and services to meet your power buggy needs. To locate the rental store nearest you, use the Rental Store Quick Locator above.