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Road Ready for 2016

Spring has arrived! Soon all types of farm machinery will be traveling Wisconsin highways. As work continues to update Wisconsin laws related to operating agricultural vehicles on the highway, there are some new changes for 2016. In addition, new lighting and marking requirements for Implements of Husbandry (IoH) were effective of November 1, 2015. Now […]

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Town Designee to Handle No Fee Permits

WI Act 377 created this statute to define Maintaining Authorities: 348.27(19) No-fee permits for implements of husbandry and agricultural commercial motor vehicles that exceed length or weight limitations. (a) In this subsection, “maintaining authority” means the following: The department or its designee, with respect to state trunk highways. The municipality or county responsible for maintenance of […]

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Local Government Ordinance/Resolution

2013 Wisconsin Act 377, enacted in April 2014, sets weight and length limits for IoH and Ag CMV, with specific exemptions, especially in regards to Category B IoH. It also allows local government officials to pass resolutions or ordinances regarding the maximum gross vehicle and axle weight limits for Implements of Husbandry (IoH) and Agricultural […]

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Dyed Fuel Information

Can I use dyed fuel? Good question and it relates to taxes. The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (http://www.revenue.wi.gov/)  updated Publication 307 Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax Information in 2015. The publication is available here: http://www.revenue.wi.gov/pubs/pb307.pdf  See Appendix B. If you have additional questions related to use of dyed fuels, please contact the Wisconsin Department of Revenue […]

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IoH – Other

Tracked Vehicles – An Implement of Husbandry equipped with rubber tracks or tracks made of equivalent material may be operated on a highway if such operation will not injure the highway. s. 347.45 (5) Wis. Stats

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