Feds Push for Licenses to Drive Farm TractorsBy Rick Barrett of the Journal Sentinel
Aug. 14, 2011
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Tim Strobel has been driving a tractor for 20 years, so he's a bit puzzled that federal officials are kicking around an idea that could ultimately force him - and anyone else operating farm machinery - to get a commercial driver's license.
Yes, the same kind of license that interstate truckers must have to operate their rigs.
"I am not against some training, but this is going a little bit overboard," said Strobel, a dairy farmer from Watertown.