Safety on Rural Roads

Whether you are a resident or a visitor to rural parts of America, special attention to safety during harvest time is essential, particularly on our rural roads.  Here are a few tips to help keep you and the farmers safe: Remember that weather conditions typically dictate when farmers work, so don't be surprised to see farm equipment on the road at any time of the day or evening. A car going 50 mph coming up behind a farm implement moving 15 mph, closes in at a rate of over 50 feet per second.  Slow down! Don't pull out in front of farm … [Read more...]