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Using Smartphones to Deliver Effective In-Vehicle Work Zone Messages

Under simulated conditions, drivers were not distracted by controlled work zone-related messages delivered through smartphones. In fact, driving performance improved. Researchers also learned that the location of the smartphone did not affect the driver if the message included an auditory component. 821 more words

Traffic And Safety

Risking it all while doing your job.

First responders are not the only ones putting their lives on the line each and everyday while on our roads.  Anyone that that works on or near a roadway is putting their lives and their family’s future at risk. 345 more words


Self-propelled auto-flagger keeps workers out of traffic

Working with a Minnesota manufacturer, researchers developed a moving automated flagger assistance device (AFAD) that signals traffic at work zones. The AFAD is operated remotely by a worker who can stand off the roadway out of traffic. 848 more words