Be Patient, Be Respectful: Remember to slow down during #Plant24

As planting season continues, it is important to share the road and remember farm equipment travels t slower speeds.

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Some safety tips to keep in mind:

  • Stay aware and slow down when ag equipment is present
  • Watch for slow-moving vehicle signs
  • Keep all tires on the road and expect ag equipment operators to do the same. Driving with one set of tires on loose-surface shoulders can increase the risk of rolling over.
  • Watch for both electronic and hand turn signals.
  • Just because a piece of equipment veers right does not mean the operator is pulling over to allow someone to pass.