National Work Zone Awareness Week Kicks Off April 20
April 17, 2020
For more than two decades, the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) has designated one week each spring as National Work Zone Awareness Week; and Monday, April 20, marks the beginning of this year's campaign.
Whether or not you're a professional truck driver, work zones can act as an obstacle on your journey, and when not navigated properly, could result in negative consequences.
Photo Credit: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Speeding or distracted driving in and around work zones can put roadside workers, other drivers and yourself in danger. So if you are approaching a work zone on your route, it's important to know what safe driving behavior looks like.
The FHA offers these safe driving tips for all motorists – including truck drivers – when traveling through work zones:
The FHA announced that this year's theme is "Safe Work Zones for All: Protect Workers. Protect Road Users." For more information on work zone safety, visit the FHA website.
By "Move Ahead" Staff
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