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Road raging backhoe operator shoves car through a stop light, flees to Waffle House

Road raging backhoe operator shoves car through a stop...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 01, 2015

If you're ever at stop light in Richmond County, Georgia, and notice a backhoe in your rear view mirror, you might ...

Georgia on track for 1,200 traffic fatalities, GDOT starts new campaign to crack down (VIDEO)

Georgia on track for 1,200 traffic fatalities, GDOT...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 21, 2015

It's been a deadly year for Georgia roads and the state is on pace for around 1,200 fatalities on roads ...

Google Earth image of East Coast Asphalt, Waycross, Georgia.

Worker killed while welding silo at Georgia asphalt...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 10, 2015

Concepcion Zacatenco Hernandez Jr., 35, was crushed by two “clam shell doors” while welding on a silo at East Coast ...

Cops in Georgia go undercover as construction workers to catch distracted drivers

Cops in Georgia go undercover as construction workers...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 04, 2015

There might just be a badge behind the next visibility vest you see inside a road construction site. Police in Marietta, Georgia, ...

Deal signs transportation bill to provide roughly $1 billion for Georgia projects

Deal signs transportation bill to provide roughly $1...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 06, 2015

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law HB 170, a bill designed to draw approximately $1 billion for transportation ...

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to deficient roads TRIP report finds

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 19, 2015

Deficient roads in Georgia costs the state’s motorists nearly $8 billion in additional vehicle operating costs and expenses related to safety ...

Polls show states do not support gas tax increase

Polls show states do not support gas tax increase

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 22, 2015

A trio of state polls show voters in states such as Georgia, New Jersey and Utah do not support gas ...

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work zones than any other state

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 12, 2015

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse has released the latest data tally of deaths in motor vehicle traffic crashes in construction ...

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

If you believe everything is bigger in Texas, than it should come as no surprise that the state also needs ...

Man survives excavator falling 60 feet from overpass

Man survives excavator falling 60 feet from overpass

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 28, 2014

A machine rollover is one of the scariest things an operator in the construction industry can face. In northwest Georgia ...

Worker killed by dump truck on Georgia interstate

Worker killed by dump truck on Georgia interstate

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 02, 2014

A construction worker was killed in Rockdale, Georgia after being hit by a dump truck. Tristram Harvey, 51, was killed inside ...

Construction worker killed after being hit by dump truck on Georgia interstate

Construction worker killed after being hit by dump...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 30, 2014

A construction worker was killed over the weekend in Rockdale, Georgia after being hit by a dump truck. Tristram Harvey, 51, ...

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