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Now facing murder charge, woman recalls suicidal thoughts in moments before crash that killed road worker

Now facing murder charge, woman recalls suicidal...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 05, 2016

A Minnesota woman was reportedly suicidal when she slammed her SUV into a parked public works truck at 80 miles per ...

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 ...

Work zone flagger killed after being struck by a vehicle in New Hampshire

Work zone flagger killed after being struck by a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 25, 2016

A died Friday shortly after a vehicle struck him in a New Hampshire construction zone near Fitzwilliam. According to the Keene Sentinel, the ...

Signs commemorate death of road worker on California highway

Signs commemorate death of road worker on California...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 12, 2016

A California county has honored a road worker who was killed on the job in October by not only dedicating a ...

Woman killed in crash with work trucks in Florida construction zone

Woman killed in crash with work trucks in Florida...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 06, 2016

A woman in Venice, Florida, died last week after she struck a bucket truck in a road construction work zone. The ...

Backhoe operator dies from injuries suffered in crash with semi truck

Backhoe operator dies from injuries suffered in crash...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 21, 2015

A veteran Indiana highway construction worker has died in the hospital three weeks after he was seriously injured when the ...

California county names roadway after road worker killed in October

California county names roadway after road worker...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 15, 2015

A California county has decided to honor a road worker who was killed in October by naming a section of the ...

Following increase of alcohol related deaths last holiday season, TxDOT urging drivers to ‘Plan While You Can’

Following increase of alcohol related deaths last...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 08, 2015

The Texas Department of Transportation wants to make sure that a reindeer is the only thing grandma has to worry about ...

AOTA, NHTSA, others partner on website, podcast for Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

AOTA, NHTSA, others partner on website, podcast for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 08, 2015

The American Occupational Therapy Association and other organizations are taking the first full week of December to raise awareness on ...

Highway deaths rise 8.1% in the first half of 2015 to 13-year high

Highway deaths rise 8.1% in the first half of 2015 to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 26, 2015

Lower gas prices have meant more people out on the highways. Unfortunately, that's also meant more deaths on the roads. A ...

Wyoming DOT considers raising speed limits on 2,000+ miles of state highways to 70 mph

Wyoming DOT considers raising speed limits on 2,000+...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 12, 2015

A new study from the Wyoming Department of Transportation has found that 2,358 miles of non-interstate highways in the state could ...

Texas DOT starts campaign to end nearly 5,500-day streak of road deaths

Texas DOT starts campaign to end nearly 5,500-day...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 11, 2015

As of Nov. 7, at least one person had died on Texas roads for 5,478 days straight. That's at least ...

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