Polaris 500 Offroad Vehicle User Manual

Driving Safely
Driving in Reverse
Follow these precautions when operating in reverse:
1. Avoid backing downhill.
2. Always check for obstacles or people behind the vehicle before
3. Drive slowly.
4. Apply the foot brake lightly for stopping.
5. Avoid turning at sharp angles.
6. Do not use the override switch unless additional power is required
for vehicle movement. Use with caution.
Tip: Reverse speed is greatly increased when the override switch is used. Do
not operate at full throttle. Apply just enough throttle to maintain the desired
Excessive throttle operation while in the speed limit mode may cause fuel to
build in the exhaust, resulting in engine popping and/or engine damage.
Always follow the procedures outlined in this manual for driving in reverse.