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State Codes for Lighting and Marking of Agricultural Equipment

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health. 1(1): 17-26. (doi: 10.13031/2013.19452) @1995
Authors:   L. A. Glascock,T. L. Bean, R. K.Wood,T. G. Carpenter, L. C. Eicher, R. G. Holmes
Keywords:   Safety, Accidents, Farm machinery, Implements,Tractor

A review of traffic codes for motor vehicles (MVs) and slow-moving vehicles (SMVs) for all 50 states was conducted. The states codes were searched for lighting and marking requirements using a LEXIS database. A comparison of requirements for headlights, turn signals, amber flashers, reflectors, taillights, and a slow moving vehicle emblem was the primary consideration of this study. Compared to automotive and emergency equipment, lighting and marking requirements for agricultural machinery appear inconsistent and inadequate.

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