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September is National Preparedness Month

Does your family know how to connect after a disaster?  Does your family have a family emergency communication plan?  

For preparedness tips and information visit:  
http://www.ready.gov/kids/make-a-plan

September 21st-27th, 2014 National Farm Safety & Health Week
Sharing the Road with Farm Equipment-Tips for Every Motorist when traveling on public roads (from AG Safety S.T.A.T.):
-Farm machinery has a legal right to use public roads just as other motor vehicles.
-Farm machinery can unexpectedly turn onto a public road from a field or driveway.
-Farm machinery travels slower than normal traffic, often at speeds of 25 miles per hour or less.  Automobile drivers must quickly identify farm equipment and slow down immediately to avoid rear end crashes.  
-Farm machinery operators may not be able to see you because the large equipment or a load can block part of their rearward view.  If you can't see the driver, the driver can't see you.  
-Slow moving farm machinery traveling less than 25 miles per hour should display a slow moving vehicle emblem on the back of the equipment.  This is a quickly identifiable sign to other motorists.  
-Machinery that is half on the road and half on the shoulder may suddenly move completely onto the road.  
-Extra-wide farm machinery may take up more than one lane to avoid hitting obstacles such as mailboxes and road signs.  



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Commissioners Corner interviews EMA for National Preparedness Month
Heather Kost, Fulton County EMA Director, discusses tips on being prepared on this week's Commissioners Corner. September is in National Preparedness Month! Listen now! Listen here...
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The September Edition of the Fulton County Focus is now available. View the news brief below! Fulton County Focus...
Commissioners Corner interviews Fulton County Historical Society
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