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.

Statistics developed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicate that driver behavior is responsible for 94% of all…
June 04, 2018
From 2005 and 2011, the number of U.S. traffic fatalities declined by over 25%, from 43,510 to 32,479.   Most of the drop occurred in 2008 and 2009,…
June 01, 2018
The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on the agency's ongoing investigation of the pedestrian bridge collapse that…
May 25, 2018
Integrated Roadways, a Kansas City technology start-up, is developing “smart pavement” technology that would not only help increase roadway safety…
May 22, 2018
Salt Lake City is seeking the community's feedback on two "pop-up" intersection designs ahead of road construction work planned for next year. From…
May 17, 2018
A new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) show that pedestrian deaths have jumped 46% since reaching their lowest point in…
May 14, 2018
Roads & Bridges visited the site of the FIU pedestrian bridge collapse in Sweetwater, Fla., back in March to observe the progress of the NTSB…
April 13, 2018
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report that recommends the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) strengthen its safety oversight…
April 13, 2018
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