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Tradition aside, safety experts say tractors hazardous for kids

Published 07/21/2013, Forum News Service

In North Dakota and other rural states, the tradition of young children riding in tractors with their parents and grandparents is deeply ingrained in farm life. But farm safety experts warn it can turn tragic in an instant, as happened Wednesday near Cayuga, where a 1-year-old boy riding with his father and his 4-year-old brother died after falling from the cab of a moving tractor.

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