National Work Zone Awareness Week Begins Monday

National Work Zone Awareness Week Begins Monday

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The 18th annual National Work Zone Awareness Week—themed “Work Zone Safety Is In Your Hands”—reminds all drivers to watch out for state department of transportation (DOT) and private sector employees who work within...
U.S. Road Fatalities Pass 40,000 for First Time in a Decade

U.S. Road Fatalities Pass 40,000 for First Time in a Decade

By Brad Sant, senior vice president of safety and education, ARTBA Since 2007, deaths on U.S. roadways have remained well below 40,000 per year—until now.  According to a new report released by the National Safety Council (NSC), an estimated 40,200 people died from...
Testing for New Safety Certification Program Opens Jan. 16

Testing for New Safety Certification Program Opens Jan. 16

By Brad Sant, senior vice president of safety and education, ARTBA The first official window for the new “Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™” (SCTPP) Program exam opens Jan. 16 and runs through Feb. 17. The new credential demonstrates the...