McLean County Farm Bureau

Rural Route Safety Days

Taking Safety On the Road


Our Rural Route Safety Day program takes farm equipment to local high schools to increase awareness of the unique hazards of farm equipment & promote sharing the road safely.

Program Overview:

  • Purpose: To provide a high impact, hands-on learning experience for new and soon to be licensed drivers about safety while engaging directly with farmers
  • Target audience: High School Sophomores/Juniors
  • Local farmer volunteers and/or fertilizer dealers  provide equipment for the event
  • Schools will provide space in the school parking lot and allocate classes/time for students to participate
  • Presentation: typically a 30-45 minute time slot with a group of up to 40-50 students, students rotate through 3 stations
  • Volunteer needs: minimum of 1 volunteer per station
  • Equipment needs: flexible, minimum one tractor & grain cart or one tractor & planter or tillage tool, can add additional pieces depending on space & equipment availability

Planning Details

Request More Info