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Apr 22, 2014
AEM adds new graphics to Roller Compactor, Directional Drilling Tracking Equipment Safety Manuals
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has updated its Roller Compactor and Directional Drilling Tracking Equipment Safety Manuals, adding new ...
Apr 18, 2014
Ellensburg Bull Wears Orange, Promotes Work Zone Awareness in Washington
As National Work Zone Awareness week came to a close last Friday, I asked you what your agency did to ...
Apr 11, 2014
Did you participate in National Work Zone Awareness Week?
National Work Zone Awareness Week is wrapping up, but that doesn’t mean we should stop promoting drivers’ awareness of highway ...
Feb 19, 2014
Illumagear to showcase Halo Light Personal Active Safety System at ConExpo-Con/Agg
Safety product manufacturer Illumagear will showcase its Halo Light Personal Active Safety System at ConExpo-Con/Agg. Designed for use on a hard ...
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Feb 04, 2014
4 Forklift Safety Tips Every Highway Construction Crew Needs to Know
Since forklifts were first introduced in the early 20th century, they have revolutionized the construction industry. The design of today’s lifts ...
Jan 21, 2014
Rail safety among NTSB’s top 10 most wanted transportation improvements for 2014
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its 2014 Most Wanted List, which features the agency’s top 10 advocacy ...
Dec 13, 2013
You shouldn’t be a roadbuilder if…
Hear me out: I definitely think people should do what makes them happy and what puts food on the table. However, ...
Dec 12, 2013
Wisconsin lawmaker moves to increase road worker safety with cell phone ban in construction zones
A bill proposed in the Wisconsin state Legislature would ban drivers from talking on their cellphones while driving in a ...
Dec 11, 2013
Ohio updates ‘Move Over Law’ to protect highway workers
The Ohio General Assembly passed a bill on Wednesday to protect crews working on the state’s roadways. The measure, Senate Bill ...
Dec 10, 2013
VIDEO: Massive highway pileup in Milwaukee
Winter weather has hit much of the United States from Texas to Colorado and the Midwest and the Northeast. There have ...
Oct 17, 2013
ARTBA to host Roadway Construction Safety Academy in early-December
Industry safety professionals will soon have the chance to get the training and credentials vital to managing and improving safety ...
Sep 18, 2013
ARTBA presents three contractors with national safety awards
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) last week recognized three transportation construction industry firms for ...
Sep 10, 2013
ARTBA-TDF recognizes safety programs, campaigns, technologies in ‘Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Awards’
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) presented eight public and private sector organizations with awards ...
Aug 30, 2013
Caterpillar offers safety-training tool to urge safety-related feedback
Caterpillar has introduced Speak Up!/Listen Up! for Construction, a safety-training tool designed to ease employee anxieties about giving and receiving ...
Aug 20, 2013
TxDOT kicks off “Drive Friendly. Drive Safe.” campaign
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) launched its “Drive Friendly. Drive Safe.” campaign on Monday, calling on drivers to work ...
Aug 15, 2013
“Spot the Hazard” campaign analyzes real construction site safety violations
MySafetySign, a company that produces official Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) signs, has launched a campaign to promote awareness ...
Aug 12, 2013
Who Cares About Safety?
If safety is such an important jobsite concern, why aren’t fatal accident numbers dropping for road contractors? According to a survey ...
Aug 09, 2013
Texas adds TxDOT protection to Move Over/Slow Down law
Beginning September 1, drivers in Texas will be required to move over or slow down when approaching Texas Department of ...
Jul 03, 2013
Automakers, NHTSA focus on pedestrian safety
Honda, Volvo and General Motors are working to design changes to make their vehicles safer for pedestrians, according to a ...
Jun 25, 2013
ARTBA-TDF calls for Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness and Contractor Safety nominations
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) has announced that it is accepting nominations for the ...
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Tesla reveals plan for 'new kind of pickup,' heavy duty truck
VIDEO: Tracked drilling rig tips onto rear end in longest rollover trailering accident ever
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
Ram says Ford Super Duty's claim to towing throne isn't fair
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Komatsu acquires mining equipment maker Joy Global for $3 billion
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VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories ...
by Wayne Grayson
Ram says Ford Super Duty’s claim to towing throne isn’t fair ...
by Tom Quimby
Construction firm’s in-house machine control software the first step toward automated ...
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