Work Zones Safety TipsAbstract:
On average, over 700 fatalities occur in work zones each year. Large trucks are disproportionately involved in work zone crashes. Trucks and buses have limited maneuverability and large blind spots, both of which make operating in these areas more challenging for them. This factsheet provides the following tips to stay safe while traveling through work zones: Research Your Route, Pay Attention, Slow Down, Move into the Open Lane, and Keep Your Distance.