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One worker dead, another seriously injured after drunk driver crashes into work zone

One worker dead, another seriously injured after drunk...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 26, 2016

A 21-year-old road worker was killed earlier this month and his coworker was seriously injured after an alleged drunk driver crashed into ...

Colorado DOT to begin displaying weekly tallies of highway deaths

Colorado DOT to begin displaying weekly tallies of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 27, 2016

The Colorado Department of Transportation wants to help make the roads safer by giving drivers a weekly reminder of those ...

Fatal crash in Alabama work zone prompts state troopers to caution safety

Fatal crash in Alabama work zone prompts state troopers...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 09, 2015

The death of a teenage girl in a construction zone on an Alabama interstate has caised state troopers to warn of ...

US traffic fatalities up 14% in first 6 months of 2015

US traffic fatalities up 14% in first 6 months of 2015

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 24, 2015

New data from the National Safety Council reveals that the number of motor vehicles deaths in America are up 14 percent ...

Rhode Island DOT to invest $2 million in driver safety

Rhode Island DOT to invest $2 million in driver safety

Posted by EQW Staff on Mar 04, 2014

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is planning to install a $2 million system on its highways to prevent ...

NHTSA officials could require vehicle-to-vehicle communication in future cars

NHTSA officials could require vehicle-to-vehicle...

Posted by EQW Staff on Jan 02, 2014

Manufacturers may soon be required to include vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology in all new cars. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) officials ...

More than two-thirds of highway construction crews hit...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 23, 2012

The Associated General Contractors of America reported today that 68 percent of the nation's highway contractors have had motor vehicles ...

TRIP report released tomorrow on Arkansas surface...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 07, 2010

TRIP will release a new report that evaluates the current condition, use and funding of Arkansas' surface transportation system at a ...

Kirk Landers:  A show about … nothing

Kirk Landers: A show about … nothing

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 01, 2010

By Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus Jerry Seinfeld once described his long-running television comedy as a show about . . . nothing. ...

ARTBA Foundation announces college financial assistance...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on May 10, 2010

The children of highway workers killed or permanently disabled on the job will receive financial assistance in their pursuit of ...

ARTBA Foundation awards scholarships to the children of...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 10, 2010

The children of highway workers killed or permanently disabled on the job will receive financial assistance in their pursuit of ...

Caltrans honors 174 on-the-job fallen workers

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 29, 2010

Today, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) remembered 174 employees who were killed on the job, including two who died ...

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