HARVEST TIME BRINGS TRAFFIC HAZARDS

first_imgHarvest time is underway, and it’s a time drivers need to be aware of farm implements and trucks traveling on county roads.Iowa State University Extension Ag Safety Specialist Chuck Schwab says roadway collisions are especially common:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/FARMAX.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC…….PREPARE TO STOP. ;26Schwab says failure to notice farm equipment that is turning left is another common type of roadway collision:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/FARMAX2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….MAKE THAT PASS. :15In addition to roadway collisions, Schwab says the most common type of farm vehicle related accidents include roll-overs involving tractors, lawnmowers, and all terrain vehicles,last_img read more