During the time, large farm equipment may be traveling on the roads and may impede traffic.
Drivers are reminded to be cautious when approaching a hillcrest or curve. Farm implements need additional roadway space so drivers are urged to slow down, pull to the side or stop.
Darkness also creates a hazardous situation for motorists and farmers, particularly on country roads.
The following are tips for farmers;
* Have all lighting and placards on the equipment as required by law,
*When parking equipment along the road while in the field, make certain it is visible at night,
*When three or more vehicles are behind, safely pull to the side of the road to let same direction travel pass the equipment,
* Avoid traveling on state roads and interstates during rush hour traffic, and
* Do not leave anhydrous nurse tanks unlocked or unattended.
The following are tips for motorists:
* Be patient when behind farm equipment. They have the right to operate on roads the same as motorists, and
* When approaching farm equipment from the opposite direction, pull to the right and let them pass, particularly on narrow roads.