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Most common work-related deaths for highway and bridge construction workers

Most common work-related deaths for highway and bridge...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 15, 2014

The general population may not pay a lot of attention to it, but highway and bridge construction workers risk their ...

Road commission worker killed by motor grader

Road commission worker killed by motor grader

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 09, 2014

  A Kent County, Michigan, road commission worker has been killed after being hit by a motor grader at road construction site ...

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 05, 2014

Road safety is always a concern, regardless of where you live. The good news is road fatalities across the United ...

Turn Around! FDOT seeking ways to alert wrong-way drivers

Turn Around! FDOT seeking ways to alert wrong-way...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 25, 2014

Since 2012 there have been four deaths resulting from drivers going the wrong way in Interstate 275 in Tampa. Since ...

How to avoid highway work zone injuries and deaths

How to avoid highway work zone injuries and deaths

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 22, 2014

Serious injury and death is becoming an all-too-common occurrence for highway construction workers. Although workers aren’t always at fault, there ...

Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion statewide

Deficient roads cost Alabama drivers $3.1 billion...

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 20, 2014

Deficient, congested and unsafe roadways cost Alabama drivers as much as $1,562 annually, and a total of $3.1 billion statewide, ...

Do you wear your seat belt at night?

Do you wear your seat belt at night?

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 07, 2014

The Colorado Department of Transportation cracked down on nighttime drivers not wearing their seat belts. According to the CDOT, seat ...

5 easy ways to beat the heat at a construction site

5 easy ways to beat the heat at a construction site

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 04, 2014

Outdoor construction sites rarely see ideal temperatures, especially during the dog days of summer. Workers may spend hours under the ...

3 tips for staying safe inside road construction work zones

3 tips for staying safe inside road construction work...

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Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 25, 2014

Although many types of construction work can be considered hazardous, few tasks are more dangerous than those conducted in road ...

Can you believe how much bad roads cost Texas drivers?

Can you believe how much bad roads cost Texas drivers?

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Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 24, 2014

Bad road conditions are costing the average Texas driver in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington area more than $1700 a year. The ...

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