Harvest season brings safety reminders


As harvest season gets underway, the Nebraska State Patrol wants all motorists to exercise caution and increase awareness when traveling on rural roads and highways.

“It’s the time of year when we’re bound to see an increase in agricultural equipment on state roadways,” said Col. Bradley Rice, superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol. “We want motorists to be aware of and utilize caution when approaching, following or passing farm vehicles.”

Combines, grain carts tractors, and other agricultural implements typically travel at slower speeds. Due to their dimensions and loads,...

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