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Category: Floaters

Floater Release 06/07

Self Propelled Implements of Husbandry with Floatation Tires Effective 7-1-07 Iowa House File 793 – HF 793 The Iowa Legislature addressed the issue of overweight floaters this session in the Transportation Omnibus bill.  The Governor has signed HF 793.  New regulations become effective July 1, 2007 and apply to commercial owner/operators and farmer producers. The […]

Floater Questions & Answers

The Iowa Department of Transportation, in conjunction with AAI has developed the following Q & A for owners of Self Propelled Implements of Husbandry with Floatation Tires.  The new regulations become law on July 1, 2007.  Permitted floaters must be in compliance after that date. 1.  What types of implements are covered? A.  Self propelled […]

Overweight Floater Equipment

March 5, 2007 Overweight “Floater” Equipment – Update TO: All owners of “Self Propelled Implements of Husbandry” primarily known as floaters RE: Equipment exceeding 20,000# per/axel weight is currently in violation of Iowa law Action Requested: • Contact Representatives (Iowa House) in your trade area and discuss the impact this will have on your operations. […]

DOT Notice on Floaters

The purpose of this communication is to provide guidance to members of the industry on how the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Enforcement officers (MVE) will be enforcing the new law relating to self-propelled implements of husbandry which are used to apply plant food materials, agricultural limestone and/or agricultural chemicals and which, as newly […]