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.

Feature | Brian Watson | June 12,2017

Improving work-zone safety through advanced technology

News | June 07,2017

The new law will take effect Sept. 1 of this year

News | June 06,2017

After several years of studying ways to implement a system to prevent wrong-way incidents, the department could be revealing a prototype soon

Feature | Rebecca Sanders, Ph.D. | June 05,2017

Realizing Vision Zero in the U.S. is a goal worth every effort

News | June 02,2017

Analysis shows stonger laws enacted, legislation pushed to curb distracted driving

News | May 08,2017

Sacramento and San Diego roads will be part of the two-year test program to detect wrong-way drivers

News | May 05,2017

Officials anticipate fortnight of lane closures as they address horrible 25+ car turnover

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

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