Farm trucks are a staple of America’s farm economy, and now that the United States has become the largest and most heavily used agricultural nation in the world, the question of where and when they should be replaced is a contentious one.
There are more than 200 million truck-borne vehicles in the U.S., and some are designed to be more than just a convenience for farmers.
But for those in the field, a truck-based approach to farming has been gaining in popularity over the past few years.
According to a report by the United Farm Workers, the average farmer uses about 100 trucks in a year.
A recent report from the International Transport Union found that more than half of the trucks in the United Kingdom use their own tractors.
And a growing number of farmers in the States and Canada are trying to get on board with truck-sharing services like Uber and Grab.
“It’s an emerging industry,” said John T. Murphy, a senior vice president with the trade group’s transportation and logistics group.
“If you look at the growth of the UAW and the shift toward farm trucks, I think it’s a very promising time.”
But while the demand for truck-friendly farm products is growing, there are also growing concerns about the safety of the vehicles.
Some farmers have complained about the lack of safety training or training for their employees, and they worry that the trucks could be stolen or damaged.
In April, Uber, a ride-sharing company that has become a fixture in the farm truck market, started testing a safety system that requires drivers to pass a test to get hired.
The tests, which require drivers to wear helmets, breathalyzers and take a drug test, will take about six months to complete.
“We are looking to improve the safety standards,” Uber spokesman Matt Dickey said.
The company has not said how many drivers have taken the tests.
A trucking expert said that while Uber is offering its own training program, the company could also provide a more comprehensive set of safety requirements for farmers, particularly since there are still many unknowns about how the company plans to meet those requirements.
“You don’t have a great understanding of what the truckers experience and the drivers experience,” said Chris Williams, the owner of the trucking company Avis Transportation in North Carolina.
“They’re still getting the training.”
There is also some uncertainty about what trucking drivers are supposed to do when they get into an accident, as some have said they have not been trained properly.
There have also been reports that drivers have been speeding or weaving through intersections, which is a common safety issue for truck drivers.
But the truck industry says the vast majority of accidents are caused by drivers who are doing the right thing, like not using the lane or turning left or right.
Some critics have said that the company has been making mistakes, including putting people at risk by not training their drivers properly.
The National Farmers Union, which represents the truck operators, said that Uber is “the perfect company” for testing the safety requirements.
But it said it was not surprised that Uber did not require farmers to wear a helmet, as most truck drivers do not wear helmets.
“There are safety issues and problems with the safety that are inherent in the technology that’s on the market,” said Terry McBride, the union’s executive director.
“But we think it makes more sense for farmers to look to Uber to help solve those issues than to have to hire a company that’s not up to scratch.”
Some of the safety issues, however, have also come to light.
In March, a driver in California was killed when a pickup truck that had been using the wrong lane collided with his truck in an intersection.
The truck was later found to have been using a wrong lane, causing a collision that killed the driver.
McBride said that drivers could also be at risk when they use their tractor-trailers for extra work or errands.
“The tractor-tractor has a very short life span,” McBride told me.
“A tractor-lagger can get stuck in a snowstorm.”
In January, a woman who was driving a tractor-driven truck in South Dakota was killed by a tractor driver who was distracted by a phone call.
“I just hope that people are trained and that they’re getting their training,” McBrides said.
“That they are going to be able to drive safely.”
The American Farm Bureau Federation, which advocates for farmers in this industry, said in a statement that it supports the use of technology that allows farmers to use their vehicles for extra activities, such as farming or delivering goods.
“However, the drivers must be trained to do the job,” the statement said.
It also urged farmers to get the training before they start to use the technology.
“This is not an overnight fix.
We must wait and see how the system is being used and what happens when farmers get involved in the system,” said Bob Clements, the federation