Fifty-Five Percent of Firms Working on Highway Upgrades Experienced Cars Crashing into Their Work Zone During the Past Year, New Data Finds
May 26, 2023
Officials Call for Tougher Safety Enforcement and Education Programs as Annual Survey Details Continued Risks to Drivers & Workers in Work Zones and Workers Plead with Drivers to Slow Down in New Video
Fifty-five percent of highway contractors report that motor vehicles had crashed into their construction work zones during the past year, putting motorists and workers at risk, according to the results of a new highway work zone study conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America and HCSS. Association officials called on state and local leaders to enact new enforcement and education measures to improve work zone safety.