Iowa DOT using audible attenuators to increase short-term work zone awareness
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The Iowa Department of Transportation is employing a number of safety practices including the use of audible attenuators on short-term, stationary,…
April 30, 2021
The past several weeks we have seen an unusual, but welcome, emphasis on pedestrian safety in the news. At the end of last month, the Governors…
April 30, 2021
The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) has developed a statewide Pedestrian Safety Action Plan and is seeking public feedback. In 2019,…
April 29, 2021
The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) this week released a three-year transportation program, featuring approximately $2.6 billion in…
April 29, 2021
In 2019, 842 people died in highway work-zone crashes, an 11.2% increase from the previous year—representing the largest percentage increase of…
April 28, 2021
New legislation to improve road traffic safety in Massachusetts
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The Baker-Polito Administration in Massachusetts this week filed legislation to improve road safety, entitled, “An Act Relative to Improving Safety…
April 27, 2021
Commercial vehicles and traffic passing through the construction of a new diverging diamond interchange at Happy Valley Road and Interstate 17 in Phoenix, Arizona in 2020.
Commercial vehicles and traffic passing through the construction of a new diverging diamond interchange at Happy Valley Road and Interstate 17 in Phoenix, Arizona in 2020. All images: Arizona DOT
We all want safer roads. A word that has frequently been used lately in the transportation safety industry is “zero.” The Federal Highway…
April 26, 2021
U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) and Mike Braun (R-Indiana) recently introduced legislation to help states rebuild stronger and more…
April 26, 2021
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