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Drivers encouraged to focus on safety as farm traffic increases

Manitoba Agriculture and Manitoba Infrastructure are encouraging farmers, drivers and agricultural equipment operators to make road safety a priority this spring.  Warmer temperatures mean an increase in oversized equipment travelling on Manitoba highways is expected to begin soon. Farmers and agricultural equipment operators need to: ensure all machinery is equipped with proper lighting, signage and

Watch for slow-moving farm equipment: RCMP

Motorists urged to take precautions when meeting farm equipment on roadways

RCMP and Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) are warning motor vehicle drivers once again to slow down as the growing season nears its end and farmers move large equipment on public roadways. “This year we have already had one death on our roads because of a collision with farm equipment,” said RCMP Insp. Ed Moreland, officer in