The average American is three generations removed from the farm, and that’s creating a problem on Virginia’s roadways.
Drive Smart Virginia, a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 by six of Virginia insurance companies—including Virginia Farm Bureau—was created to save lives.
Farmers want motorists to exercise caution when they see them driving farm equipment on back roads and busy highways.
The state’s largest farming organization is urging motorists to use caution around farm vehicles after a fatal accident Tuesday in Bedford County involving a 75-year-old farmer.
Distracted driving is a problem on America’s roadways, and Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April helps highlight the issue.