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New law aimed to protect road workers

Brian Ethridge - Jul 31, 2014

New law aimed to protect road workers

Minnesota has passed a new law aimed at protecting road workers. The law will enforce slower speeds in work zones, and set a definitive fine for those who don't obey. The typical "fines will be doubled" signs will be replaced by ...

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Invite Them and They Will Come

John Latta - Aug 07, 2013

Invite Them and They Will Come

Let me hang a little dirty laundry out on the line. People make assumptions about the news business. Sometimes people think that the news media is biased or is bought and paid for. And in some cases it is. But that’s not ...

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Safer Road Construction Sites: Yes, we can.

Better Roads Staff - May 07, 2013

Safer Road Construction Sites: Yes, we can.

By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com   A whole lot of highway contractors who work on our roads want to see tougher laws, fines and legal penalties for moving violations in work zones and more frequent safety training for workers on these jobs. This information ...

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Applications and Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Sep 06, 2011

Applications and Innovations

DIY (Do It Yourself) Barricade Mobile Barrier Trailer helps keep workers safe and traffic flowing By Tina Grady Barbaccia The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) has found a way of minimizing traffic disruption and maximizing worker safety in short-duration, rapid-work zones, says J.C. ...

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