Road Traffic Safety

U.S. DOT seeking public input on rural transportation needs
Image: U.S. DOT
The U.S. DOT recently announced a Request for Information (RFI) to receive feedback from the public and stakeholders on rural transportation needs…
January 02, 2020
The Rhode Island DOT has made its position on winter salt use clear—they intend to reduce their use of it.   According to a USA Today survey,…
December 26, 2019
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made it clear he wants all forms of distracted driving to be considered primary offenses throughout the state and has…
December 26, 2019
The Maine DOT is halting the use of fog sealant on state roads after an investigation determined that the slick road surface—presumed to be a result…
December 03, 2019
road safety variable message sign
Image: Vlad Lazarenko [CCA-3.0] via Wikimedia Commons
Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced the installation of an additional 300 electronic message boards and traffic cameras along major traffic…
December 02, 2019
The Michigan DOT said the left two lanes on northbound I-75 from 13 1/2 Mile to 14 Mile roads in Oakland County will need to replaced, even though…
November 27, 2019
The Vulcan Barrier from Trinity Highway is a longitudinal redirecting steel barrier that can be employed for any road or bridge construction zone…
November 07, 2019
Washington DOT identifies failing steel beam on S.R. 99 Aurora Bridge
Photo: WSDOT Twitter
The Washington DOT (WSDOT) has begun putting together a repair plan in response to its discovery of a failing steel stringer beam on the S.R. 99…
October 29, 2019
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