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.

On the right TRACC On the right TRACC The Trinity Attenuating Crash Cushion (TRACC) is the newest addition to Trinity Industries Inc.’s Life-…
December 28, 2000
Section 406(a) of the 1993 U.S. DOT Appropriations Act required the secretary of transportation to insert language into the Manual on Uniform Traffic…
December 28, 2000
As you drive down any portion of our interstate highway system, you may not be aware that there are safety features besides the ones in your…
December 28, 2000
The United Nations is calling 1999 the International Year of Older Persons. The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT), National Highway…
December 28, 2000
R&B: How would you characterize ATSSA today? Wentz: We are moving at the speed of our industry, and our industry is moving faster every day. Our…
December 28, 2000
Numerous other dangers lurk around a plant, awaiting the unwary. Electrical shock injury is common, as are injuries from falls and accidents…
December 28, 2000
Asphalt plants can be very dangerous places. Accidents, sometimes fatal, happen far too often. Most can be traced to the same root cause: the need…
December 28, 2000
Compact, multi-purpose changeable message sign The Silent Messenger II by Solar Technology Inc., Allentown, Pa., is designed for those applications…
December 28, 2000
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