Transportation Guidelines for Nova Scotia Farmers

This booklet is divided into four parts

  1. Words used in this booklet
  2. Farmers
  3. Vehicles
  4. Paperwork

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The first section tells you the meaning of some words we use in this booklet as these may differ from how some words are usually understood. These words are marked with an asterisk*. The other three parts tell you how the Motor Vehicle Act and its regulations apply to farmers in Nova Scotia.

These guidelines are for your convenience and personal use. The wording may differ from the official version of the Motor Vehicle Act and regulations. The legislation may change. When accuracy is critical, please consult official sources.

You can learn more about,

If you do NOT have a computer,

  • Call 1-800-670-4357 and press 3 when you are prompted to choose an option
  • Visit your local library. Ask the reference librarian to help you find the information you need.

These guidelines are meant to help you protect yourself and others as you drive farm equipment on Nova Scotia’s highways*. They tell you what to do to be sure you act within the law and what happens if you don’t.

The Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal provides this booklet as a public service. It was produced with help from the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture, Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations, and the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture.

Have a question about these Guidelines or other farm transportation related issues?

Email your question to the Transportation Committee, someone will get back to you via email.  We are currently building a list of Frequently Asked Questions and the answers which we will post on this website as a future reference. Your questions will help make this FAQ a resourceful tool

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