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By Joe Anderson
MnDOT Aeronautics 

Know the Rules for Safe Ground Vehicle Operations at Airports

 

September 1, 2020

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According to FAA Advisory Circular 150/5210-20A, "Each year accidents, incidents, and runway incursions occur involving aircraft, pedestrians, ground vehicle drivers, and personnel taxiing or towing aircraft at airports. These accidents and incidents can lead to property damage, injuries, and even death."

Most of us are accustomed to driving our vehicles on public roadways, with a thorough knowledge of the rules of the road and the operating expectations of ourselves and other drivers. However, when it comes to operating a vehicle on airport property, the "rules of the road" are different....



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