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Answering questions about Ontario’s road rules for farm equipment

Answering questions about Ontario’s road rules for farm equipment

How many did you answer correctly?

By Diego Flammini
Staff Writer

A recent article put Ontario producers to the test by asking 10 questions about provincial rules for farm equipment.

Without any further delay, here are the questions with their correct responses.

1) Operators don’t need a driver’s license to operate farm equipment if they’re at least 16-years-old.

This is true.

2) Farm equipment must have at least __ white headlights on the front.

a) 3

b) 1

c) 2

d) 4

3) Farm equipment must have at least __ red taillight on the back.

a) 1

b) 5

c) 2

d) 4

4) Tractors capable of road speeds over 40 km/h can travel at top speed and don’t require a slow-moving vehicle sign.

This is false.

5) Equipment operators younger than 16 can only drive the equipment directly across a road.

This is true.

6) Are tractors allowed to travel on 400 Series highways?

a) Never

b) Only if there’s no other route to the farm

7) Operators don’t need to wear seat belts if they’re travelling at speeds of 40 km/h or slower.

This is true.

8) Equipment operators must yield ___ of the roadway to oncoming vehicles.

a) ½

b) ¼

c) None

d) As much as you can

9) Farm wagons and implements towed behind a tractor must have __ separate means of attachment.

a) 2

b) 1

c) 4

d) 3

10) Farm equipment can travel between farms without license plates but needs plates if it travels from a farm to a commercial elevator.

This is true.

How many questions did you answer correctly? also created similar quizzes for farmers in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.

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