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WAC 296-307-08006

What definitions apply to rollover protective structures (ROPS) for agricultural tractors?

"Agricultural tractor" means a two-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive vehicle, or a track vehicle of more than twenty net engine horsepower, designed to furnish the power to pull, carry, propel, or drive implements that are designed for agriculture. All human-powered implements are excluded.
"Low profile tractor" means a wheel or track-equipped vehicle with the following characteristics:
• The front wheel spacing is equal to the rear wheel spacing, as measured between the centerlines of the wheels;
• The clearance from the bottom of the tractor chassis to the ground is eighteen inches or less;
• The highest point of the hood is sixty inches or less, and
• The tractor is designed so that the operator straddles the transmission when seated.
[WSR 97-09-013, recodified as § 296-307-08006, filed 4/7/97, effective 4/7/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040, [49.17.]050 and [49.17.]060. WSR 96-22-048, § 296-306A-08006, filed 10/31/96, effective 12/1/96.]
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