NYS DOT Regulations for Farm Trucks & Equipment

Virtual presentation scheduled for March 9, 2021 at 12:00 Noon

Submitted by Lisa Kempisty, Agriculture Extension Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK (February 26, 2021) - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County and Chautauqua County Farm Bureau are pleased to announce an opportunity to learn about the current NYS DOT regulations for farm trucks & equipment.

This virtual program will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 from 12:00 noon - 1:15 pm, presented by Trooper Matt Luft, NYSP Commercial Vehicle Unit. Registration is required.

All farm owners and employees who manage or operate farm trucks and equipment are encouraged to participate in this informational presentation on the current regulations for operating farm trucks and equipment on our local roads. This free program will be offered via Zoom and will include a call-in option.

Topics to be discussed will include:

  • Defining a “Commercial Motor Vehicle”
  • Licensing and Registrations
  • Rules of the Road
  • Size and Weights (permits)
  • Equipment
  • The information presented will help keep agricultural businesses in compliance and ensure truck and equipment safety.

    Registration is required in advance for this meeting:



    Go to our Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Website Home page to register: http://chautauqua.cce.cornell.edu/

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. There is no cost to use Zoom or to participate in this informational meeting. You can join the meeting through Zoom on a device with internet access or by telephone.

    If you have any questions about using Zoom or registering for the meeting, please call Lisa Kempisty at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County at 716-664-9502 Ext 203 or send an email to ljk4@cornell.edu.

    Last updated February 26, 2021