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The NO-ZONE
THE SHADED AREA SURROUNDING EACH VEHICLE REPRESENTS THE DANGER ZONE or NO-ZONE IN WHICH THE VEHICLE OPERATORS VIEW OF PEDESTRAN TRAFFIC IS GREATLY REDUCED OR OBSCURRED ALTOGETHER.

Vehicle: Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)

Operator sight distances from eye level to ground

Eye level 10 ft - 0 in above ground level

34 0 36 4

68 0 95 0

Vehicle: High Reach Rough Terrain Fork Lift


Operator sight distances from eye level to ground

Eye level 7 ft - 3 in above ground level

85 0 18 2

7 9

10 9

3 0 39 0

21 2

14 10

Vehicle: 17 ton Forklift

Operator sight distances from eye level to ground


Eye level 8 ft - 9 in above ground level 26 8

15 5

4 8
4 5 13 6 8 8

14 1

Vehicle: 3 ton Forklift

Operator sight distances from eye level to ground


Eye level 6 ft above ground level

8 6

3 1

3 8

5 7

Vehicle: 10 ton Forklift

Operator sight distances from eye level to ground


13 7 Eye level 8 ft - 8 in above ground level

13 0 6 4

9 2

7 0

10 7 12 2

Vehicle: Bobcat / Skid Steer

Operator sight distances from eye level to ground


Eye level 5 ft - 5 in above ground level 11 7

11 5

21 8 4 10

6 1 3 1

6 3

Vehicle: Rubber Tyre Backhoe


Operator sight distances from eye level to ground

Eye level 7 ft - 7 in above ground level

8 4 9 1

29 1

7 7 18 5

Vehicle: Articulated Truck and Trailer

Operator sight distances from eye level to ground


Eye level 6 ft - 10 in above ground level

27 1

6 5 42 8 40 6

Area of fully obstructed view

36 8

Vehicle: HiVac Truck

Operator sight distances from eye level to ground


Eye level 8 ft - 0 in above ground level 29 0 Area of fully obstructed view from Eductor Hose (more than 100 ft) 37 4

Area of fully obstructed view (more than 300 ft)

24 0

8 7

31 0 24 6 41 0

Vehicle: 5 ton Dump Truck (tipper truck)

Operator sight distances from eye level to ground


Eye level 7 ft - 1 in above ground level 25 0 Area of fully obstructed view

22 0

24 2

6 0

22 2

Vehicle: Front End Loader


Operator sight distances from eye level to ground
Eye level 10 ft - 0 in above ground level 2811

14 8

16 2 14 3

21 11

14 10

Vehicle: Mobile Hydraulic Crane

Operator sight distances from eye level to ground


Eye level 7 ft - 0 in above ground level 25 5

Area of fully obstructed view

17 8

15 9 10 0 3 0

16 4

27 2

Vehicle: Bulldozer
Operator sight distances from eye level to ground
Eye level 6 ft - 3 in above ground level

16 0

8 2

8 2 12 5 3 10

18 7 12 1

Vehicle: Refuse Truck

Operator sight distances from eye level to ground

Area of fully obstructed view

Eye level 8 ft - 0 in above ground level

13 2 13 3

3 4

8 10
8 0

Vehicle: School Bus


Operator sight distances from eye level to ground
This area is fully obstructed when the vehicle is full Eye level 7 ft - 0 in above ground level 49 9

28 9

31 6

22 8

22 8 21 3 22 2

Vehicle: Street Sweeper


Operator sight distances from eye level to ground

Eye level 5 ft - 11 in above ground level 17 0 17 2

14 5

15 2

9 6

6 0

4 9

Vehicle: Straddle Lift Truck


Operator sight distances from eye level to ground
Eye level 14 ft - 8 in above ground level 10 7

9 1

9 1

29 6
29 6

16 10

Vehicle: E-273 Cushman Scooter


Operator sight distances from eye level to ground

28 7 Eye level 5 ft - 1 in above ground level

33 0

19 2 12 6

10 9

3 4

7 10

Vehicle: EL-PAR

Operator sight distances from eye level to ground


Eye level 9 ft - 3 in above ground level 29 1

Area of fully obstructed view

10 11

9 1

18 7 30 11 30 11 Area of fully obstructed view

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