Work Zone Safety

9 Simple Rules for Driving Safely in a Work Zone

Minimize distractions 
Avoid activities when driving such as using cell phones, changing radio stations, eating or engaging in any activity that takes your eyes off the roadway.

Pay close attention
Signs and work zone flaggers save lives.

Turn on your headlights 
Workers and other motorists must see you.

Don't tailgate 
Unexpected stops frequently occur in work zones.

Don't speed
Note the speed limits in and around the work zone.

Keep up with traffic flow
Dedicate your full attention to the road and those traveling around you.

Don't change lanes in the work zone
The time saved just isn't worth it.

Expect the unexpected
Keep an eye out for workers and their equipment.

Be patient 
Remember, the work zone crewmembers are working to improve your future travels.


Page last modified: March 13, 2015