100.47 Sales of farm equipment. Wis. Stats
(1) Definition. In this section, “farm equipment” means a tractor or other machinery used in the business of farming.
(2) Safety equipment required. No person in the business of selling farm equipment may sell farm equipment unless, at the time of sale, the farm equipment is equipped with all of the following:
(a) A power takeoff master shield, if a tractor.
(b) A power takeoff driveline shield extending to the 2nd universal joint, if farm equipment powered by a tractor.
Lights, reflectors, and other marking devices meeting the applicable requirements under ch. 347
at the time the farm equipment was manufactured, if farm equipment that can be operated on a highway.
A slow moving vehicle emblem meeting standards and specifications established under s. 347.245
, if farm equipment that can be operated on a highway.
If farm equipment subject to sub. (2) (b)
is equipped with a power takeoff shield that is not equivalent to the shield installed at the time of manufacture, the person who sells the farm equipment shall so notify the buyer in writing.
(b) No person in the business of selling farm equipment may sell farm equipment that can be operated on a highway unless, at the time of sale, the person who sells the farm equipment discloses to the buyer in writing the gross vehicle weight and axle weights of the unladen farm equipment at the point of sale.
(4) Exceptions. Subsections (2)
and (3) (b)
do not apply to:
(a) Sales of farm equipment to another person in the business of selling farm equipment for the purpose of resale.
(b) Sales of farm equipment for the purpose of salvage.
(c) Sales by auction, unless the auctioneer holds title to the farm equipment being sold.
Any person who violates this section may be required to forfeit not more than $500 for each violation.