Safety

Safety is a top priority with everyone involved in the road- and bridge-building market. The Safety Channel is a reflection of the commitment to reduce injuries and fatalities at the jobsite. Enhancing this section is Roads & Bridges' continued partnership with the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA). ATSSA has represented companies and individuals in the traffic control and roadway safety industry for 35 years. Over 1,800 members provide the majority of safety features, services and materials used on the nation's roadways.

Compact, multi-purpose changeable message sign The Silent Messenger II by Solar Technology Inc., Allentown, Pa., is designed for those applications…
December 28, 2000
We're in a hurry, we Americans and there isn't much to slow us down. Across the nation, speed limits on state and interstate highways have been…
December 28, 2000
On June 9, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) was signed into law. Its scope ranges from traditional roads and transit…
December 28, 2000
On July 16 and 17, ATSSA's board of directors was to give final approval to a strategic plan, which will carry the association into the 21st century…
December 28, 2000
The American Traffic Safety Services Association's (ATSSA's) Traffic Expo '98 is geared toward the traffic safety industry, offering access to…
December 28, 2000
Four years ago, the National Cooperative Highway Research Program published Report 350, Recommended Procedures for the Safety Performance Evaluation…
December 28, 2000
Like Rodney Dangerfield, many flaggers may feel they just don't get any respect. Certainly not from motorists, who take out their frustrations on the…
December 28, 2000
On May 23, 1994, a tragedy occurred on a Minnesota highway. While crossing a thoroughfare posted with work signs, a construction worker, wearing a…
December 28, 2000
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