Can A 14 Year Old Drive A Tractor On The Road? - May 2023

Can a 14 year old drive a tractor on the road?

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By Samuel Ansah

Last Updated November 1, 2022

Can tractors drive on the road? Do you think it is lawful to drive tractors on roads? In an article written on how to drive a tractor for beginners covered the basics in starting a tractor and if you wondering if you can use the road? Here are few answers for you.

Although tractors move slowly but powerful farm machines ever made, farms and fields are where you’ll find them mostly. People who drive on roads are obsessed with reaching there destinations quickly. Imagine you are late for work or school and you are also following a tractor that is moving slowly.

Can tractors drive on the road
Can tractors drive on the road: KUBOTA tractor parked on a field

Can a 14 year old drive a tractor on the road?

Despite the American Academy of Pediatrics’ advice that youngsters wait until they are 16 to operate farm equipment, under federal regulations, employees as young as 14 can operate tractors provided they successfully complete a certification program.

A 16-year-old can lawfully operate an agricultural tractor and trailer on the road after obtaining a provisional category F driving license and passing the F tractor driving exam. A 16-year-old is only permitted to operate a certain kind of tractor and trailer on public roads, though.

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