Police urge motorists to use caution while farm equipment is on the road


(WAND) - Police are warning drivers to be on the lookout for farmers on the road.

Illinois State Police are asking motorists to use caution while driving during planting season.

Farmers moving equipment from field to field may be traveling 25 miles per hour or less.

Drivers need to be prepared to reduce their speed when encountering slow moving vehicles.

Maintain a safe distance, do not use a phone or other distractions while driving, and always keep our eyes on the road.

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