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Most common work-related deaths for highway and bridge construction workers
Road commission worker killed by motor grader
A Kent County, Michigan, road commission worker has been killed after being hit by a motor grader at road construction ...
Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States
Road safety is always a concern, regardless of where you live. The good news is road fatalities across the ...
Turn Around! FDOT seeking ways to alert wrong-way drivers
Since 2012 there have been four deaths resulting from drivers going the wrong way in Interstate 275 in Tampa. ...
How to avoid highway work zone injuries and deaths
Serious injury and death is becoming an all-too-common occurrence for highway construction workers. Although workers aren’t always at fault, ...
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When Two-Way Radio Communication Fails
There are times when using a two-way radio shouldn't be a heavy equipment operator's first choice for jobsite communication.
Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion statewide
Deficient, congested and unsafe roadways cost Alabama drivers as much as $1,562 annually, and a total of $3.1 billion ...
Do you wear your seat belt at night?
The Colorado Department of Transportation cracked down on nighttime drivers not wearing their seat belts. According to the CDOT, ...
5 easy ways to beat the heat at a construction site
Outdoor construction sites rarely see ideal temperatures, especially during the dog days of summer. Workers may spend hours under ...
3 tips for staying safe inside road construction work zones
Although many types of construction work can be considered hazardous, few tasks are more dangerous than those conducted in ...
Can you believe how much bad roads cost Texas drivers?
Bad road conditions are costing the average Texas driver in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington area more than $1700 a year. ...
Drivers sue FMCSA over pre-employment report information
Six drivers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration claiming the agency “disparaged” their ...
Traffic deaths down nearly 23 percent since 2005
Traffic deaths in the United States fell nearly 23 percent between 2005 and 2012 according to a study done ...
3 free safety apps available for use on the jobsite
Being an effective safety manager means more than just holding your obligatory toolbox talk and annual safety training meetings. ...
PPE is still important in the heat
During the intense heat of the summer, it’s hard to stay cool when working outside. That’s why it’s tempting ...
Missouri DOT uses work zone death to teach motorists about safety, garners award for efforts
Following the death of Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) department member Clifton Scott, the agency took the tragedy and ...
OSHA’s new safety training tool offers interactive experience
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a tool to help with training exercises. Released at the American Society ...
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Cat takes on Yeti with a rugged, insulated jobsite cooler
VIDEO: Large crane collapses while hoisting section of viaduct
Volvo unveils the EX2: First fully electric compact excavator prototype is faster, quieter
Excavator operator uncovers one of the best preserved dinosaur fossils ever found (VIDEO)
Ford details F-150 redesign: 2018 refresh features Super Duty styling, customer feedback
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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Contractor of the year
Building a life and legacy are 2017 Contractor of the Year ...
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Ford unveils 2018 F-650, F-750 with improved handling, braking
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The Pro-Handler is a skid steer with an extendible wheelbase, telescoping ...
by Tom Jackson
Workhorse W-15 electric pickup unveiled: Gas engine backup, half ownership cost ...
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Caterpillar acquires Yard Club, a contractor-to-contractor equipment rental service
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