Lane closures on multi-lane roads require drivers to transition safely to an open lane before passing the worksite. To reduce worker and driver injury risk, truck-mounted attenuators (TMAs) are often … [Read more...] about Comparison of Three Traffic Management Plans Showing Shadow and Police Vehicle Effects on Driver Behavior at Highway Single Lane Closures
The North Dakota Department of Transportation received a federal grant to use innovative technology to improve work zone safety with an autonomous impact protection vehicle. The pilot project will … [Read more...] about NDDOT Receives Innovation Grant for Autonomous Vehicle
Highway construction zones post a danger to both road workers and road users because of the change of road condition and speed variance. Driverless maintenance is expected to improve traffic safety by … [Read more...] about Feasibility Study of Driverless Maintenance in Highway Construction Zones
Mobile road works on highway hard shoulder lanes are usually protected against on-coming traffic by protective vehicles equipped with a mobile warning trailer. The service staff operating the … [Read more...] about aFAS – How to Get a Driverless Prototype on the Road?
This article highlights the potential challenges of safely protecting work operations with shadow vehicles on high-speed facilities serving significant numbers of large trucks. It illustrates the … [Read more...] about Shadow Stretching: New Attenuator Research Adjusts to Heavier Traffic
This guideline covers various types of positive protection devices that can be easily placed and moved for short duration and short term work operations, especially compared with traditional portable … [Read more...] about Portable Positive Protection: A Guide for Short Duration and Short Term Work Zones