Safety

Safety is a top priority with everyone involved in the road- and bridge-building market. The Safety Channel is a reflection of the commitment to reduce injuries and fatalities at the jobsite. Enhancing this section is Roads & Bridges' continued partnership with the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA). ATSSA has represented companies and individuals in the traffic control and roadway safety industry for 35 years. Over 1,800 members provide the majority of safety features, services and materials used on the nation's roadways.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced it has committed approximately $700,000 to help Amtrak make safety…
October 26, 2018
With the understanding that many transit professionals throughout the nation experience similar safety challenges, the Transportation Research Board’…
October 16, 2018
Hurricane Michael has moved through the state of Georgia, leaving damage to homes and businesses, downed trees and power lines, blocked roads and…
October 12, 2018
There are approximately 212,000 at-grade railroad crossings in the U.S., usually consisting of one or more railroad tracks crossing a public highway…
October 05, 2018
Intersections offer a challenge to traffic safety professionals across the country because a third of all fatal crashes occur at intersections. This…
October 05, 2018
The survey, released by the National Safety Council, points to extremely high levels of exhaustion and multiple safety risks
The survey, released by the National Safety Council, points to extremely high levels of exhaustion and multiple safety risks
According to a new survey by the National Safety Council (NSC), 97% of trucking, rail, air and other transportation-related company employers are…
October 03, 2018
Maryland DOT teams with Dept. of Agriculture on driver/farmer road sharing safety
Maryland DOT teams with Dept. of Agriculture on driver/farmer road sharing safety
One aspect of rural driving that perhaps of oft-ignored, or at best misunderstood, is the degree to which regular traffic must accommodate not just…
October 02, 2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently announced that according to department data, crashes, injuries and fatalities…
September 28, 2018
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