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TxDOT implements three new road safety features (VIDEO)

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 17, 2013

TxDOT implements three new road safety features (VIDEO)

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has launched its latest road safety features, which include the use of Automated Flagger Assistance Devices (AFADs), temporary rumble strips and flashing-yellow, left-turn arrows. AFADs increase worker safety by allowing TxDOT crews to route traffic ...

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TxDOT introduces workzone safety feature on I-35

Amanda Bayhi - May 03, 2013

TxDOT introduces workzone safety feature on I-35

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has introduced the state’s first highway safety feature to prevent workzone collisions by using an End-of-Queue Warning System and temporary rumble strips. The End-of-Queue Warning System measures the speeds of approaching vehicles via a sensor, ...

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Third Caltrans worker killed since May, agency calls for statewide safety standdown

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 20, 2011

Third Caltrans worker killed since May, agency calls for statewide safety standdown

The third California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) worker in 48 days died on the job after being struck by a vehicle, according to a June 20 press statement from the agency. These fatalities are the most ever in such a ...

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Missouri DOT employee bikes seven states to honor fallen workers

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 22, 2010

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) Maintenance Crew Leader Kris Sandgren, an avid bicyclist from Springfield, Mo., began a 2,600-mile bicycle journey today to bring attention to the importance of workzone safety and raise money for a Missouri Fallen Workers’ Memorial. “When ...

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