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    • Agriculture Outreach
      Office of Motor Vehicle Enforcement
      Iowa Department of Transportation
    • DISCLAIMER
      This slide module is intended to summarize commercial Vehicle rules and regulations and is not intended to be used for legal guidance or as a substitute for applicable local, state, and federal statutes.
      While every attempt has been made to ensure the completeness and accuracy of the information contained in this presentation, it is not a detailed explanation of all applicable local, state and federal statutes.
      The module is part of a larger presentation and as such is only part of a summary of regulations that may or may not apply to you.
      By use of this resource, the user agrees the Iowa Department of Transportation assumes no liability or responsibility for the user’s understanding and compliance to the rules and regulations
    • Implements of husbandry
    • Implements of husbandry
      Definitions
      Farm tractor: Every motor vehicle designed and used primarily as a farm implement for drawing plows, mowing machines and other implements of husbandry.
      Grain cart: A vehicle with a nonsteerable single or tandem axle designed to move grain.
      Implement of husbandry: A vehicle or SME manufactured, designed or reconstructed for agricultural purposes and used exclusively
      in the conduct of agricultural operations
    • Implements of husbandry
      Implement rules
      • Self-propelled implements must be operated at 35 mph or less when operated on public roads
      • Must have reflective device (slow-moving vehicle triangle)
      • Amber flashing lights required sunset to sunrise
      • Must yield half of roadway
    • Implements of husbandry
      Implement rules
      • No more than three vehicles in a train
      • Safety chain required between truck and first towed vehicle
      • Fence-line feeder, grain cart, tank wagon or tracked implement are subject to bridge embargos and weight laws
    • Contact information
      Motor Vehicle EnforcementInformation Line
      800-925-64691
      E-mail: omve@dot.iowa.gov
      www.iamvd.com