Road Builders Keep Workers Safe With Innovative Traffic Control Devices

Utilizing Technology Can Save Lives Fatal highway incidents are the most frequent type of fatal work-related event in the United States. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported 1,329 fatal highway incidents in 2006. Human flaggers and police officers directing traffic are often struck by passing vehicles or construction vehicles. In fact, the BLS reports […]

Road Builders Find Innovative Ways to Control the Rising Costs of Construction

Utilizing Technology and Reassigning Workforce Can Save Labor Costs The cost of maintaining, rebuilding and expanding the United States’ infrastructure continues to rise, delaying the completion of many critical projects. Global fuel price increases are the most visible cause of this problem; however, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration includes the downsizing of […]

Remote Controlled Flagman Earns Passing Grade from Maine DOT

Field Testing Provides Favorable Results for North America Traffic’s Flagger Assistance Device In 2007, Maine Department of Transportation purchased ten Remote Controlled Flagman devices , model number RCF 2.4, from North America Traffic in order to determine how the units performed during normal maintenance operations and if the Department should deploy more devices. Maine DOT […]