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NYS DOT Regulations for Farm Trucks & Equipment

BELMONT, NEW YORK (November 12, 2021) — Cornell Cooperative Extension is excited to announce:

All farm owners and employees who manage or operate farm trucks and equipment are encouraged to participate in this informational presentation on the current regulations for operating farm trucks and equipment on our local roads. Topics to be discussed will include: Defining a “Commercial Motor Vehicle”, Licensing and Registrations, Rules of the Road, Size and Weights (permits) and Equipment. Our presenter will be NYS Trooper Tony Fioretto. The information presented will help keep agricultural businesses in compliance and ensure truck and equipment safety.

Co-sponsored by Allegany County Farm Bureau and CCE Allegany County, there is no charge for the meeting which will be held at the Friendship Rod and Gun Club 6188 County Rd 31 Friendship, NY on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 form 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM Pre-registration is requested by November 15th. To register for the meeting, please contact Lynn Bliven by email at [email protected] or by phone 585-268-7644 ext.18. Please include name along with the number that will be attending from your farm.

The Regulations for Farm Trucks & Equipment workshop is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension Allegany County. The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. For more information, call 525-268-7644 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/allegany. Cornell Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.

Photo credit: Lynn Bliven

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