45% of Highway Contractors Have Suffered Workzone Crashes in Past Year

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a good time to look at important statistics about workzone injuries.  A study from the Associated General Contractors of America reveals not enough drivers are alert while traveling through highway work zones. Speeding is another factor, according to the AGC study. The research has found 45 percent of contractors have been hit by moving vehicles in the past 12 months. But what’s noteworthy is that work zone crashes are more likely to kill drivers and their passengers than construction workers.


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