Agriculture Outreach<br />Office of Motor Vehicle Enforcement<br />Iowa Department of Transportation<br />
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Farm exemptions<br />I thought I was Exempt<br />
Federal farm exemptions<br />What exemptions?<br />Farm vehicle driver exceptions mainly <br />deal with driver requirements.<br /> Driver age<br /> Medical certification<br /> Driver qualification<br /> Driver qualification files and records<br /> Work hours – planting and harvest<br /> CDL within 150 air miles of home <br /> farm<br />
Federal farm exemptions<br />150 air-mile radius<br />The 150 air-mile radius starts at the home farm and may extend <br />into surrounding states, creating <br />an operating one for farm vehicle operations.<br />
Iowa farm exemptions<br />The Iowa Code allows exceptions for intrastate farm drivers that stay within the boundaries of the state.<br />1. Age requirements<br />2. Medical requirements<br />Hours of service requirements<br />
Iowa farm exemptions<br />Intrastate farm exceptions are lost when:<br /><ul><li>Crossing state lines.