Family Helps to Raise Awareness on the Importance of ROPS

Posted on March 29, 2011 Tagged in News

All 4000 Series Ventrac Tractors come equipped with Roll Bar

A news article came across my desk last week.  I know, that doesn’t sound like a big deal, but the subject of the article was very close to the heart of a Ventrac employee, Eric Fodor.   Our local newspaper wrote the story about Eric’s sister, Alyssa Fodor.  Alyssa and Eric experienced the tragic loss of their grandfather several years ago due to a tractor rollover accident.   As I read through the text of this article, I thought it was very thought provoking and was something that needed to be shared with our readers.   Maybe you have had a similar experience as the Fodor family, and even if you have not, hopefully we can help Alyssa in her quest to take a horrible accident and give it a higher purpose.    She now makes it her passion and mission to develop programs to make sure tractors are equipped with ROPS (rollover protective structures) in hopes that other families may avoid the pain her family went through.   Continue Reading…