October 10, 2022 - May 7, 2023
This fall and spring, the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind motorists to be on the lookout for slow-moving farm vehicles. Please remember that farmers are just doing their jobs when moving equipment from field to field. It’s important that we be patient and drive carefully around farm vehicles.
Non-farm motorists may not immediately recognize farm equipment on roadways or be aware of the special hazards they present. Lighting and reflector locations on tractors, combines and other farm equipment are different from other motor vehicles. Loads on farm vehicles may be wider than other vehicles, which present special hazards for other motorists when left, right, rear and front projections are not easily recognizable.
Speed Awareness Campaign
According to NHTSA, a crash on a road with a speed limit of 65 mph or greater is more than twice as likely to result in a fatality than a crash on a road with a speed limit of 45 or 50 mph and nearly five times as likely as a crash on a road with a...
Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign
The month of April has been deemed National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Focusing on the road and the task of driving is priority one when behind the wheel. Your life, the lives of those in your vehicle and around you, depend on it. Buckle...