Motorists also need to be able to recognize a slow moving vehicle sign and know what it means.
Last year in Georgia, there were 510 collisions involving farm and construction equipment. Those crashes resulted in 169 injuries and 22 fatalities. Georgia's Office of Highway Safety says that's an increase from 361 collisions, 142 injuries and 9 fatalities in 2013.
These accidents are avoidable with a little patience and awareness.
We created this video to help explain how highway fatalities in Georgia among drivers and farm equipment operators both need to use caution for a safe harvest season.