A tractor tipping potatoes© Tim Scrivener
Machinery manufacturers are facing calls to install external “kill switches” to all new tractors so engines can quickly be turned off in an emergency. Farm leaders say manufacturers could do more to make tractors safer to operate from outside the cab – despite several high-profile campaigns aimed at reducing the number of farm accidents resulting in serious injury or death. A motion requesting that tractor manufacturers should be required to install external stop controls to all new machines was unanimously […]