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At the ATSSA mid-year meeting in August, I found out that 10 State DOTs are taking positive steps to combat distracted drivers, and ultimately, to improve Flagger safety. I thought – why are they wanting to improve Flagger safety? Read More

A report on the increasing dangers facing Flaggers today

Driver distractions have been around since automobiles were invented, but the number of distractions have increased dramatically when the smart phone came along. When we include distracted drivers with intoxicated and speeding Read More

Why do we skirt around the real issues underlying worker safety?

Road workers are injured and killed at an alarming rate. There is a solution, and it’s right in front of us. In my day-to-day bombardment of social media and email marketing messages, I probably read the word “safety” a few hundred times per week. Read More