Tag Archives: Rural roads

Rural Roadway Safety

Did you know only 19% of people in the United States live in rural areas but over half of the traffic fatalities take place there? With this kind of a statistic it is imperative that we slow down and take … Continue reading

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Planting: Stay safe on the road!

Each year, incidents involving tractors and other farm machinery occur on public roads causing death and injury to those involved. Not to mention the untold costs in damage to equipment. Many of these accidents involve a collision with other vehicles. … Continue reading

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Rural roadway safety videos

Farm Safety For Just Kids got some help from the Audubon (Iowa) FFA chapter earlier this month. These high school students reviewed four different rural roadway safety demonstrations, and let us film them presenting the various topics. The videos were¬†uploaded … Continue reading

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Is the size of farm machinery a danger?

In an opinion article appearing in the Burlington Free Press, Michael Marrier poses a question about the increasing size of farm machinery and the impact on farm safety. “I am very concerned about the size of farm equipment that is … Continue reading

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Safety is a two-way street

Spring has arrived! And with it comes farmers eager to get into the fields. A drive through the country proves it. Tractors are shuffling discs and anhydrous ammonia between fields. At this point even planters are bouncing around in fields … Continue reading

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