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Farm vehicles

Farm tractor on highway
Farm tractor on highway (photo courtesy of AAA Foundation
for Traffic Safety)

Operating farm vehicles on Wisconsin roads involves a specific set of regulations, safety and other requirements.

The following series of "Wisconsin Farmers on the Road" publications are available as a resource to farmers:

  • Driver requirements
    Topics include definition, license, driving speeds, right-of-way, and livestock on roads.
  • Hazardous materials
    Topics include legislation, regulations, exceptions, pesticide transportation, disposal of used oil filters, poisonous gas, using placards, and accidents.
  • Safety
    Topics include hazardous material, equipment, federal regulations, tractor safety, training and certification, and parking on highways.
  • Size, weight and load
    Topics include limits, securing load, reciprocity agreements, federal regulations, frequently asked questions, resources, and phone numbers.
  • Vehicle registration
    Topics include definitions, plate types, descriptions and registration requirements.

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Last modified: May 23, 2012

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