Press Release Summary:
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) revised ANSI/ASAE S276.8 APR2016, which identifies requirements and applications for slow-moving vehicle (SMV) identification emblem. Specifically, revisions clarify requirement for use of SMV emblem on towed agricultural implements and equipment as well as clarify center triangle color as nonreflective red-orange fluorescent throughout said document.
Original Press Release:
ASABE Revises Slow-Moving Vehicle Identification Emblem Standard
ST JOSEPH, MICHIGAN— The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has revised its standard that identifies the requirements and applications for the slow-moving vehicle (SMV) emblem.
ANSI/ASAE S276.8 APR2016, Slow-Moving Vehicle Identification Emblem (SMV Emblem), was revised to clarify the requirement for the use of the SMV emblem on towed agricultural implements and equipment and clarify the center triangle color as nonreflective red-orange fluorescent throughout the document. This widely used emblem provides a means of identifying and communicating the relative speed of such slow-moving.
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