Traffic Safety

Traffic safety is paramount to every road, bridge and transit-based project and planning measure. In this channel, overall safety, work-zone safety, the safe implementation of technology and more are covered in feature articles, regular news, commentary and product information.

News | April 28,2017

Since drivers in the state are more at risk for traffic-related fatalities, MDT is aiming to bring the number of traffic fatalities down to zero.

News | April 21,2017

NJDOT will reduce the number of lanes to slow traffic on the route, which is known for having many pedestrian deaths over the years

News | April 21,2017

The department partnered with the landowners to install a 1,500-ft snow fence as a measure to control blowing snow and maintain traffic safety on Highway 67

News | April 20,2017

According to data from TxDOT, there were 181 deaths as a result of crashes in work zones last year in the state

News | April 18,2017

PennDOT investments in safety enhancements may have helped to decrease the number of traffic fatalities in 2016

News | April 13,2017

RIPTA is applying an audible warning system to its fixed-route fleet to improve safety for buses, motorists and pedestrians

News | April 12,2017

Ramp meters, wrong-way driver detection systems, travel-time signs and traffic cameras are among the installations on U.S. 395

News | April 07,2017

The state plans to replace the majority of its 1,700 allegedly defective guardrails

Feature | Edward Terhaar, P.E. | April 03,2017

Minnesota digs deeper into rumble strip design

News | March 27,2017

Despite police statement that other vehicle was at fault, company is cautious

News | March 23,2017

The department is planning to either build bridges over or tunnels under seven railroad crossings to improve safety and mobility

News | March 21,2017

The Kansas capital will be one of the first cities in the state to have access to KDOT's GIS crash database 

News | February 17,2017

Speed tables have been installed in multiple locations in the city

News | February 16,2017

Last year, traffic deaths increased by 6%, to 40,200, according to estimates released by the National Safety Council

News | February 15,2017

Technology helping I-40 drivers stay safe during winter conditions

News | February 08,2017

The roadway safety association will be featuring several info session and workshops at the upcoming Traffic Expo on Feb. 10-14

News | February 07,2017

The phased rollout of CHAMP will begin in the state’s northeast region and go on to other districts through May 2017

News | February 06,2017

The California Department of Transportation is using Sacramento and San Diego to test a variety of tools aimed at getting the attention of drivers if they enter a freeway going the wrong direction

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