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Traffic deaths down nearly 23 percent since 2005

Brian Ethridge - Jul 17, 2014

Traffic deaths down nearly 23 percent since 2005

Traffic deaths in the United States fell nearly 23 percent between 2005 and 2012 according to a study done by the University of Michigan's Transportation Institute. The study mostly credits safer automobiles and advanced technologies such as anti-lock brakes, collision-avoidance ...

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Who Cares About Safety?

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Aug 12, 2013

Who Cares About Safety?

If safety is such an important jobsite concern, why aren’t fatal accident numbers dropping for road contractors? According to a survey from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, the number of deadly jobsite accidents ...

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Roads can be dangerous places for returning soldiers

John Latta - May 06, 2013

Roads can be dangerous places for returning soldiers

Wars can deliver so many disturbing stories to those of us at home. This one from the Washington Post is something of a surprise. It confirms for us that we can try to build safe roads, but there are factors at ...

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RoadWorks: Privatization Report: Some Ups, Some Downs

Brooke Wisdom - Nov 01, 2009

RoadWorks:  Privatization Report:  Some Ups, Some Downs

Governments at all levels are turning to private options to help them get through, and break out of, the current recession, according to the Reason Foundation’s Annual Privatization Report. “Governments are swimming in red ink and realizing the effects of the ...

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