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Work Zone Safety - DON'T BE THAT DRIVER
Out on the road, none of us wants to be THAT driver, who ruins someone’s commute, day, or life. Instead, each of us wants to get home safely.

In roadway work zones, engineers and construction workers make safety their top priority every day—for drivers as well as themselves. And they count on passing drivers to work on safety, too. Browse this page to learn more...

WORK ZONES AHEAD

Some facts to consider…

  • Drivers are more than twice as likely as workers to be injured in a work zone accident.
  • In 2014, 669 fatalities occurred in work zones across the U.S.
  • Driving 45 mph through a two-mile work zone will only add a minute to your travel time.
  • Roads can’t last forever. They require periodic maintenance—and thus work zones. Those short-term inconveniences mean long-term benefits for moving people and goods from place to place.
 
TAKE THE WORK ZONE CHALLENGE
Designing a work zone involves a complex science. And traffic engineers must make use of a range of practices and technologies to make work zones as safe as possible. How “work zone aware” are you?
(If you're using Internet Explorer,
 
take the quiz here.)

DON'T BE THAT DRIVER

Some things to NOT do...

 

April 11-15, 2016 
is National Work Zone Awareness Week!

And Ohio is proud to host this year's  national kick-off event.

Tuesday, April 12, 10 a.m.
25800 Scheider Road, Perrysburg OH
(overlooking the junction of
Interstates 75 & 475)

Whether you're in Ohio or anywhere across the U.S.A., help us spread the Work Zone Awareness message. Show your support by wearing orange on April 13, and join the online conversation with #DontBeThatDriver and #workzoneaware.

EVENT MEDIA PAGE
access a media kit, audio, photos, and videos from the event!

 PARTNERS IN SAFETY
Workzone Aware Partners