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Lighting and Marking Of Animal-Drawn Equipment

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

ASAE  ANSI/ASAE EP576.2   October  2012

Keywords: Animal-drawn vehicle, Horse drawn vehicle, Lighting, Marking, Pony cart, Safety, Slow-moving vehicle (SMV)

1 Purpose and Scope

1.1 This recommended practice establishes a unique identification system for slow-moving animal-drawn vehicles on public roadways or highways.

1.2 The identification system shall be used only on animal-drawn vehicles.

1.3 It is intended that this identification system be used to complement existing laws, rules and regulations in individual states, provinces, and municipalities.

1.4 It is recognized that this recommended practice can be a cultural or religious issue and is not intended to devalue or replace those values. It is intended to provide options to those who would like to add or enhance lighting and marking of their animal-powered vehicles in the form of a voluntary consensus standard.

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