This website provides a PSA on sharing the roads with farmers. Be alert. Be patient. Be kind. That’s the message state officials are sending to Vermont driver ... [ Read More » ]
In rural areas, agricultural vehicles and equipment share the roads with personal and commercial vehicles. Many agricultural vehicles are larger and slower than other vehicles types, sometimes causing unsafe passing conditions. Collisions involving these vehicles can result in injuries, fatalities, and costly damage to agricultural equipment. Downtime due to damaged vehicles has economic repercussions for individual farms and rural communities.
This section provides countermeasures and resources for agricultural equipment safety awareness.
A news article on 21Alive discussing the checklist of safety tips for vehicles traversing rural roads during harvest season that the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in ... [ Read More » ]
This New York Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee website provides information on the New York slow moving vehicle laws, along with a brochure and powerpo ... [ Read More » ]
This brochure discusses slow-moving vehicle restrictions, along with tips for sharing the road safely with slow moving vehicles. ... [ Read More » ]
This Pennsylvania Farm Bureau brochure provides tips for motorists and farmers on how to share the road with farm equipment. ... [ Read More » ]
This Oregon Farm Bureau brochure discusses Oregon’s Slow Moving Vehicle Rules and provide tips for both motorists and farmers. ... [ Read More » ]
A press release from Pennsylvania Farm Bureau for the 2015 Rural Road Safety Week. The article discusses information for motorists about farm vehicles on the ... [ Read More » ]
This white paper has multiple purposes: a) to help identify research, policy and extension/outreach priorities for the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Trans ... [ Read More » ]