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Sept. 23, 2011MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Chance

Harvest Time Driving Safety

Missouri Highway Patrol are asking both farmers and motorists to drive safely now that harvest season is here.

With increased farm vehicles on the road, Lt. John Hotz says car and truck drivers need to watch for farm equipment on hills and curves especially at dawn and dusk. Hotz says there are many items farmers need to be aware of as well.

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Hotz adds if tractors are equipped with seatbelts, they should be worn.