Hazardous Roadways

Drive Safely in Highway Work Zones This April

By WRSH on April 7, 2014 - Comments off

Every April, New York and other states recognize Work Zone Safety Awareness Week.  This week encourages drivers to brush up on their safe driving skills in highway construction zones, the number of which typically increase as warm weather moves in.

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) work together to improve safety on U.S. roads.  Facts from these administrations about work zone safety include:

  • In the past five years, over 4,400 people have lost their lives in construction zone crashes, and another 200,000 were injured. Read the rest »

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What Wintertime Road Hazards are in New York?

By WRSH on November 21, 2013 - Comments off

New York Road HazardsWinter is coming to New York again, and the cold weather is already here. While few places beat New York in the winter, drivers must stay aware of the dangers they face on the road due to cold weather. Rain, snow, and freezing wind all create unique hazards on the road that can result in devastating accidents in mere moments.

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