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Do you follow the rules of Alberta’s roads for farm equipment?

Do you follow the rules of Alberta’s roads for farm equipment?
Aug 23, 2017
By Diego Flammini
Assistant Editor, North American Content, Farms.com

Take this 10-question refresher quiz to find out

By Diego Flammini
Assistant Editor, North American Content
Farms.com

Harvest is underway in Alberta, meaning more farm equipment will be traveling on provincial roads.

With that in mind, Farms.com created a 10-question refresher quiz for producers to take to test their knowledge on Alberta’s road regulations with respect to agricultural equipment.

1. Distracted driving laws do not apply to farm equipment on provincial roads.

True or False

2. Tractors are allowed to have as many headlamps as the owner wishes.

True or False.

3. You need a permit to move grain bins and hay if the loads are higher than 4.15 metres (13.5 feet) or wider than 2.6 metres (8.5 feet).

True or False

4. If a rubber tired farm tractor is pulling a trailer, it is exempt from road bans.

True or False

5. Self-propelled farm equipment must have a minimum of four brake lights.

True or False

6. Tail lamps should emit a ____ light and be visible from at least _____ away.

Red; 150 metres
Red; 100 metres
White; 300 metres
Red; 80 metres

7. Slow moving signs aren’t needed in Alberta because everyone knows farm equipment moves slowly.

True or False

8. Turn signals are not mandatory on farm equipment.

True or False

9. Farm machinery doesn’t require rearview mirrors.

True or False

10. Farmers don’t have to wear seat belts when operating equipment on Alberta roads.

True or False

Be sure to save your answers and check back tomorrow when Farms.com reveals the correct responses.


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