We’ve all heard the old saying “April showers bring May flowers”, a well-intentioned phrase meant to bring an optimistic perspective to the dreary weather that April can commonly bring. However, in the world of work zones, April showers often bring accidents and dangerous conditions. As work zones and temporary traffic control (TTC) zones pop up across the country now that it’s spring, are you prepared for the potential dangers that the sporadic weather can bring?Continue reading
Every year in April, road workers across the country honor National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW). This year NWZAW falls on April 8-12, and the theme is “Drive Like You Work Here.” Federal, state, and independent agencies will be hosting events and promoting awareness of all week long, but you can honor National Work Zone Awareness week all year long by being a safe and responsible driver.
In recognition of National Work Zone Awareness Week, we’ve rounded up four safety tips for driving in work zones and being aware of what’s going on around you. After all, the safety of the workers inside the construction zone depends on you.
When driving through a work zone you should: