Traffic Safety

The Pennsylvania DOT (PennDOT) recently announced that according to department data, fatalities, injuries, and crashes decreased overall at 19…
September 17, 2019
NTSB recommendations on traffic safety hardware in California
The crash attenuator involved in the fatal Mountain View crash (right) is seen alongside an undamaged attenuator. Image: Caltrans via NTSB
The National Transportation Safety Board issued a Safety Recommendation Report this week as part of its ongoing investigation of the fatal crash of a…
September 11, 2019
Georgia DOT prepares for hurricane evacuees as Dorian approaches landfall
Georgia DOT prepares for hurricane evacuees as Dorian approaches landfall
In the wake of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ announcement of a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Dorian’ imminent landfall, expected sometime…
August 30, 2019
Gov. Kay Ivey recently announced $3.3 million in grant funding will be awarded to Auburn University, the University of Alabama, and the Alabama…
August 23, 2019
Emergency rebuild project needed for U.S. 36 in Westminster
In mid-July, cracking caused part of U.S. 36 to cave in and the retaining wall to fall apart. Image courtesy Colorado DOT.
This week, the Colorado DOT (CDOT) is moving into the rebuild phase for the Eastbound U.S. 36 Emergency Rebuild Project of the half-mile stretch of…
August 15, 2019
Mississippi DOT still dealing with Delta region flooding issues
Mississippi DOT still dealing with Delta region flooding issues
The Mississippi DOT (MDOT) crews are continuing to monitor the condition of flooded highways throughout the Mississippi Delta region. MDOT officials…
July 25, 2019
Ohio DOT announces I-71 wrong-way detector system; PennDOT to install I-70 data collector
Ohio DOT announces I-71 wrong-way detector system; PennDOT to install I-70 data collector
A pair of DOTs are taking strides to reduce traffic incidents and boost safety on their interstates.   Officials with the Ohio DOT and Gov. Mike…
July 24, 2019
NTSB Amtrak postderailment in Washington State
Image: Amtrak postderailment in Washington State from NTSB report
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently issued a final report detailing its investigation into the derailment of an Amtrak train…
June 27, 2019
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