Highway employees must take proper precaution to ensure the safety of motorists in a work zone by taking sanctioned trainings and abiding by regulations as they repair and maintain our roadways!
However, they cannot account for your negligence while driving through their work environment.
These work zones are meant to protect the traveling public and the workers on the side of the road. This means that regular traffic patterns are altered, redirected and unfamiliar. While all work zones are marked with signs and the public might be given advanced warnings, it is still up to you to remain alert and minimize distractions!
Improve safety within highway work zones by following these tips:
Many factors contribute to work zone crashes, but by staying informed of where the work is being performed and using caution when driving through, you can do your part to ensure the safety of both staff and motorists!
This information is intended for educational purposes only and is not legal advice and/or an authoritative guide.
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