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Type of guardrail being blamed for injuries and death is in use in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Over the past decade, a certain type of guard rail is being blamed for potentially 1,000 injuries and 50 deaths on U.S. 306 more words


Officials: Fatalities increased on Utah highways in 2014, many could have been prevented by seat belts

SALT LAKE CITY – Fatalities on Utah highways increased by 16 percent in 2014 as compared to 2013, and officials say about 28 percent of the highway deaths in 2014 were directly tied to the victim not being properly restrained. 479 more words


Dangerous Road Conditions

PARLEY’S CANYON — Another winter storm is descending upon the state, and The Utah Department of Transportation has issued warnings for dangerous driving conditions in Parley’s Canyon, Big, and Little Cottonwood Canyons. 64 more words


UDOT unveils app for motorists to report road problems

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Transportation is seeking the public’s help in maintaining Utah’s thousands of miles of roadways.

UDOT has created a new app where people can report problems on the road. 109 more words


New shelters at bus stops a big hit with Utah skiers

SALT LAKE CITY — Waiting for the ski bus is typically the more miserable part of a day on the slopes, but now the Utah Transit Authority has something that will make that wait in the cold a little more bearable. 387 more words


UPDATE: High winds tip semitrailers on I-15, Legacy Parkway

DAVIS COUNTY UPDATE: No one was injured in three semitrailer rollovers in Davis County Tuesday.

As of 2:30 p.m., the semitrailers were resting on their side and have been removed from the roadways, according to a Facebook post from Davis County Sheriff’s Office. 412 more words


Road Conditions: Winds, ice lead to pile ups, semi restrictions, road closures

Officials said high-profile vehicles are not recommended in Davis County because of winds over 70 mph.

UDOT said semi trucks should use extreme caution.

Click here to see the latest road conditions from the Utah Department of Transportation… 329 more words