Five State DOTs Win Roadway Safety Awards

Five State DOTs Win Roadway Safety Awards

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Seven highway safety projects from five state transportation departments have received 2019 National Roadway Safety Awards. The Florida and Virginia DOTs each received two awards in the “program planning, development, and...
Traffic Deaths Decline; More Pedestrians & Cyclists Killed

Traffic Deaths Decline; More Pedestrians & Cyclists Killed

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA U.S. traffic fatalities in 2018 declined 2.4 percent from 2017, or 913 fewer deaths, according to Oct. 22 data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The fatality rate per 100 million vehicle miles...
Tailor Your Safety Training for Winter Slow Period

Tailor Your Safety Training for Winter Slow Period

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA  Winter is coming, which means transportation construction work is slowing in many parts of the country. And that makes it a good time for industry professionals to think about safety training and certification. ARTBA offers an...
Getting Ready for MUTCD Review Period

Getting Ready for MUTCD Review Period

By Brad Sant, senior vice president of safety & education, ARTBA The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Sept. 26 repealed a procurement rule that for 103 years prohibited state and local governments from using patented or proprietary products on highway and...
Save the Date: 2020 National Work Zone Management Conference   

Save the Date: 2020 National Work Zone Management Conference  

By Brad Sant, senior vice president of safety & education, ARTBA The biennial National Work Zone Management Conference will be held Sept. 22-24, 2020, in Herndon, Va. The event, which is hosted by the ARTBA Foundation-managed National Work Zone Safety Information...