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Law on transport of heavy farm rollers on highways

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Law on transport of heavy farm rollers on highways
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 years ago.
Hi.

Thank you for your question. My name is Jo and I will try to help with this.

-Could you explain your situation a little more?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I understand that it is illegal to travel on main roads withe heavy farm rollers without supporting wheels, at present farmers are traveling with unsupported farm rollers over mill culverts which are the foundations of the mill which shakes the building on a private road

Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 years ago.

Are they exercising a right of way?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No, I'm enquiring what is the the law on farmers using a heavy farm roller on the public highway without supporting wheels.

Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 years ago.
Do you mean whether they need to be insured?

What speed they are allowed to do?

What type of licence?

What type of size and class are you thinking and I'll look it up.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Are farmers legally allowed to pull 3 meter heavy farm rollers by tractors on main roads without support wheels?

Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 years ago.
Thanks

Whats the width of this vehicle? I'm just trying to understand your position.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Three meters.

Expert:  Jo C. replied 3 years ago.
Thanks

I will look this up for you

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