Troopers Review Laws to Protect Road Crews After Fatal AccidentAuthor/Presenter: Ashwell, Alexa
North Carolina Highway Patrol reviewed laws in place to protect construction workers on the job after three workers were struck while working on I-40 in Morgantown on Friday. Troopers said inattention and speeding are the most common causes of accidents in work zones. By law when there is construction drivers are required to drop their speed to 55 mph when in a 65 mph zone. Another way drivers can help reduce accidents on interstates is by adhering to the “Move Over” law.