With the 2011 growing season not far over the horizon, the amount of farm equipment on public highways is fixin to increase sharply. Watch out for these slow moving vehicles, and be cautious when passing. Pay attention not only to the farm equipment, but also obstacles along the road (bridges, mailboxes, ect) and oncoming traffic. 47% of unintentional deaths in the U.S. are vehicle related. There's no need to cause an accident becuase your too busy to slow down and smell the roses (especially if its a load of chicken litter!).
Trivia: A slow moving vehicle (smv) sign is required for equipment traveling less than ___ mph and must be visible from ___ feet away. (Answer)
I know it's not harvest season, but this song is what comes to mind while I'm driving down the highway in my John Deere!How do you approach the situation when you come upon Agriculture equipment on the roadway?