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Making the work zone less of a war zone

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Feb 10, 2015

Even though highway work zone fatalities have been on a big decline for the past 10 years, the highway work ...

Saving Sacred Lives

Saving Sacred Lives

Posted by Contributed on Apr 12, 2014

We’re not supposed to admire Sweden because its economic system employs many socialistic practices, ranging from single-payer healthcare to high ...

Sober teen punished for helping friend, keeping roads safe

Sober teen punished for helping friend, keeping roads...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 17, 2013

I thought the idea was to make roads safer. It’s a fact: Teenagers do stupid things. We all do. However, this is ...

Who Shot the Cyclist?

Who Shot the Cyclist?

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 02, 2013

A decade or so ago, I was enjoying a late afternoon jog in New York’s Central Park on a beautiful ...

Iowa DOT: TXTL8R

Iowa DOT: TXTL8R

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 23, 2013

The Iowa State Department of Transportation plans to launch an app in 2014 called “TXTL8R” as a way to reduce ...

TxDOT implements three new road safety features (VIDEO)

TxDOT implements three new road safety features (VIDEO)

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 17, 2013

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has launched its latest road safety features, which include the use of Automated Flagger ...

Florida traffic safety act helps victims of motor...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 13, 2012

Florida is raising the bar in its approach to traffic enforcement and road safety. A powerful traffic safety act uses ...

Distracted driving, teen driver safety top AAA’s...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 17, 2012

Recent public attention to distracted driving will likely spur additional legislative activity as states convene their 2012 sessions, ...

Safety is in the numbers for pothole patching crews

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 30, 2010

If a main street, highway or expressway is in need of a pothole patching job, a crew of between six ...

Are you ready to rumble — drive with rumble...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 23, 2009

The state of Washington sure is! According to a report in the Seattle Times, an analysis of state highways found that ...

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