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Seminar to focus on new state laws about farm machinery on roadways
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MONROE - A seminar to discuss recently enacted Wisconsin legislation that updates state laws regarding farm machinery operating on Wisconsin roadways will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Green County Justice Center, 2841 6th St. The Green County Towns Association and the University of Wisconsin-Extension Green County are hosting a presentation about the changes. The Wisconsin legislation that was signed into law in April 2014 as Wisconsin Act 377, updates the definition of implements of husbandry, creates a definition for an agricultural commercial motor vehicle, provides an additional weight allowance from a maximum single axle weight of 20,000 to 23,000 pounds and increases the maximum gross vehicle weight from 80,000 to 92,000 pounds.