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Work Zone Safety Reminders

  • Drive smart in work zones!
  • Don't crowd.
  • Most work zone crashes in Nebraska involve rear-end collisions.
  • Leave 2 seconds of braking time between you and the car in front of you.
  • Day and Night:
    • Turn your headlights on.
    • Pay Attention.
    • Buckle up. Safety belts only work when you use them.

30% of fatal crashes in work zones involved at least one large truck.

Work Zone Safety for Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMV)

Stay Alert! 30% of fatal crashes in work zones involved at least one large truck.

  • Slow down, maintain extra following space, and be prepared to stop.
  • Obey all work zone signs and signals.
  • Scan ahead for changing traffic patterns, and be alert to vehicles entering your blind spots.
  • Keep a sharp eye out for road workers and flag crews.
  • Always signal and brake to give other drivers plenty of time to notice your intent.
  • Driving too fast for weather or road conditions or failing to slow down for curves or ramps create risks for spills and rollovers, as well as crashes.
  • Buckle up every time.
  • Never drive fatigued; get enough rest.
  • Stay up to date on weather and road conditions, & detours. Use 511.nebraska.gov.

 

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