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New York highway worker accused of firing nail gun at coworker

New York highway worker accused of firing nail gun at...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 22, 2016

A highway worker in Putnam County, New York, was arrested recently for allegedly shooting a nail gun at one of ...

Michigan road worker killed after being struck by semi while placing signs

Michigan road worker killed after being struck by semi...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 10, 2016

A Michigan road worker was killed and another was injured this week after they were struck and killed by a semi-truck in ...

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 ...

Minnesota road worker killed after being struck by SUV while clearing snow from road

Minnesota road worker killed after being struck by SUV...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 02, 2016

A Minnesota worker died days after being struck by a vehicle while he was clearing snow from a road in Bloomington. According ...

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after just 2 days on the job

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 29, 2016

A 26-year-old project engineer in Texas was only on the job for two days before he was hit and killed by ...

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 ...

Iowa DOT first in U.S. to test sensors that detect, warn drivers of icy road conditions

Iowa DOT first in U.S. to test sensors that detect,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 26, 2016

A staffer for Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson died after a wreck on an icy Iowa road last week, but ...

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 ...

When it’s a OSHA violation… and when it’s not

When it’s a OSHA violation… and when it’s not

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 20, 2016

Take a look at the photo and see if you can name the OSHA trench safety violations. There’s a man in ...

Aging U.S. workforce carries both benefits and liabilities for construction companies

Aging U.S. workforce carries both benefits and...

Posted by Jill Odom on Jan 20, 2016

Many factors have caused older workers to remain on the job longer and the trend is only expected to increase. ...

Man dies in Illinois construction zone crash

Man dies in Illinois construction zone crash

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 20, 2016

A man in Illinois died over the weekend after he hit a semi truck trailer parked in a road construction ...

Texas road worker killed after being struck in hit and run

Texas road worker killed after being struck in hit and...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 14, 2016

A road worker in Texas died Tuesday after he was struck by a possibly drunk driver that then fled the scene. According ...

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