Oh Crash! Safety Considerations for Agricultural implements on Roads

Road travel with agricultural implements is a high hazard, often dreaded, part of farming. Sharing the road means operators need to have their vehicles meeting legal requirements as well as operating in a safe manner for road travel.

Cheryl Skjolaas, Agricultural Safety and Health Specialist with UW Center for Agricultural Safety and Health and LT. William Berger, Wisconsin State Patrol will discuss important rules and considerations for making your  travels with ag implements and farm vehicles a safer experience.  Join them on Tuesday, March 9 at 1:00 pm via Zoom as part of the UW Badger Dairy Insight Safety Series.

This program will discuss:

  • Special road considerations
  • Implements of Husbandry – definitions, lighting and marking requirements, rules of the road
  • When is a vehicle an Agricultural Commercial Motor Vehicles (Ag CMV) or a CMV?
  • Commercial Drivers License (CDL) and farm use
  • The other rules – load securement, injurious substance, reporting a crash

To register for this program go to: https://extension.wisc.edu/agriculture/farm-ready-research/