Aug. 20 Hotel Room Deadline for National Work Zone Conference

Aug. 20 Hotel Room Deadline for National Work Zone Conference

By Eileen Houlihan, senior writer/editor, ARTBA The hotel room deadline for the Sept. 11-13 National Work Zone Management Conference is Aug. 20. Book your room for the discounted $149 rate at the Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport in Herndon, Virginia. The event, hosted by...
Profiles in Safety Leadership: David Walls

Profiles in Safety Leadership: David Walls

Safety meeting at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Photo courtesy of Austin Bridge & Road. By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Safety is a very complicated subject,” said David Walls, president and CEO of Dallas-based Austin Industries, parent company...
Profiles in Safety Leadership: Ross Myers

Profiles in Safety Leadership: Ross Myers

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA “Respect your hourly workers.” Ross Myers said he learned this valuable lesson from his late grandfather, Allan A. Myers. “They are really the heart and soul of the organization. They do the work,” Ross Myers says. “And...
A Sphere of Safety

A Sphere of Safety

By Brad Sant, senior vice president of education and safety, ARTBA Several years ago, the ARTBA Foundation developed a training program for spotters and drivers/operators to improve safety around large trucks and other heavy equipment through better communication. The...