PURPOSE: To enable a driver to operate a machine while riding in a comfortable posture by configurating a device in such a way that a steering case of a riding type rice planting machine is provided underneath a meter panel which is located at the upper portion of the machine so as to form a space underneath the case, in which controlling pedals of various types are arranged.
CONSTITUTION: A body frame of a riding type rice planting machine 10 is provided with a step 1, on which (1) such controlling pedals as a driver's seat 2, a steering handle 3, a clutch pedal 4a, a left brake pedal 4b and the like are arranged. In such a riding type traveling car body 5, a steering case 7 which is provided for a steering link motion mechanism 6 of the steering handle 3, is arranged underneath a meter panel 8 which is located at the upper portion of the body frame, so as to form a space 9. Thus, a cover 52 which covers the link motion mechanism 6 of the handle 3, is provided inward within both the right and left sides of the step 1 so that the step 1 is available on the right and left sides of the cover 52. In addition, controlling pedals of various types are arranged only within this space 9.