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N. Carolina DOT  warns drivers to watch out for road construction projects

N. Carolina DOT warns drivers to watch out for road...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 19, 2016

With temperatures and the number of road construction projects on the rise in North Carolina, the Highway Patrol and Department of ...

WSDOT bridge inspectors detail their work to a curious public

WSDOT bridge inspectors detail their work to a curious...

Posted by Kerry Clines on Apr 18, 2016

Bridge inspectors in Spokane regularly inspect bridges to make sure they are safe for vehicles. And there's nothing especially surprising ...

Construction worker survives being hit by car that “flew” off Tenn. highway

Construction worker survives being hit by car that...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2016

A man performing work inside a Highway 27 work zone in Tennessee is lucky to be alive after being hit ...

Trailered backhoe overturns during haul, kills driver in California

Trailered backhoe overturns during haul, kills driver...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Mar 23, 2016

A combination of unsafe driving and unpermitted heavy equipment hauling led to the death of a man near Sacramento, California, ...

Worker killed after being struck by excavator in NC work zone

Worker killed after being struck by excavator in NC...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 14, 2016

A construction worker died recently after he was struck by the counterweight of an excavator at a highway project in North ...

Highways 2.0: Transportation’s future holds drastic changes for road builders

Highways 2.0: Transportation’s future holds...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 11, 2016

The Eisenhower Interstate System was a bold plan. It supercharged our economy and provided good, middle class jobs to millions of ...

Two dead in apparent murder-suicide at Cummins facility

Two dead in apparent murder-suicide at Cummins facility

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 11, 2016

Two employees at Cummins Inc.'s Seymour Technical Center are dead in the wake of a shooting police are describing as a murder-suicide. According to ...

U.S. motor vehicle deaths up 8% in 2015; highest increase in 50 years

U.S. motor vehicle deaths up 8% in 2015; highest...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 09, 2016

About 38,300 people died in U.S. motor vehicle accidents in 2015. That's an 8 percent increase over 2014 and marks ...

Texas launches campaign to urge Spring Breakers not to drink and drive

Texas launches campaign to urge Spring Breakers not to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 08, 2016

There were more than 45o alcohol-related crashes involving young people during Spring Break 2015 in Texas, with 16 deaths and ...

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 ...

Five-ton generator falls from crane, killing 2 construction workers in New Jersey

Five-ton generator falls from crane, killing 2...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2016

Two construction workers were killed in a crane accident last week on a New Jersey jobsite when a large generator ...

VIDEO: Georgia DOT worker, deputy narrowly escape getting hit by a semi

VIDEO: Georgia DOT worker, deputy narrowly escape...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 24, 2016

A dashboard camera video from a Georgia sheriff's deputy's vehicle highlights how dangerous road work can really. In the video, a ...

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