Driving a slow-moving vehicle
If you are on the highway and must drive under the speed limit:
- move to the right lane when it is safe to do so
- drive as close to the right curb or edge of the roadway as possible
- pull over to allow traffic to pass if road and shoulder conditions are safe
- avoid overtaking or passing other vehicles
- be cautious when turning left at an intersection or into a driveway
- if a traffic control device directs slow moving traffic to use a specific lane, drive only in that lane
Sharing the road
If you come upon a slow-moving vehicle on the road:
- watch for vehicles marked with a slow-moving vehicle sign (orange triangle with a red border)
- be especially cautious during planting and harvesting seasons when farm equipment may be on the highway
- do not drive in blind spots, and keep far enough back for the driver to see you
- be patient; the driver will pull over to let you pass if safe to do so
- if the driver does not pull over, the driver is likely not travelling a great distance
- do not pass unless it is safe to do so
- make sure the driver of the slow-moving vehicle is aware you intend to pass
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