POTATO TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING VIDEO AVAILABLE
POTATO TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING VIDEO AVAILABLE.
The Washington State Potato Commission in coordination with the Idaho Potato Commission and the Oregon Potato Commission has released a 16 minute training video for potato truck drivers. To assist drivers, this video focuses on truck driver safety and issues specific to potato truck driving. The video includes an overview on procedures for driving the truck bed alongside a harvester while its being loaded, tips to back the truck to a conveyer for offloading in the field corner and into a dark storage shed, and strategies for driving and braking with a heavy potato truck.