Work zones can create special challenges for drivers of large vehicles, such as commercial motor vehicles, due to space restrictions. Road work must take place within highway rights-of-way and, often, within reduced numbers of lanes. Understanding how work zones can be designed to maintain the efficient movement of large freight transportation vehicles within the restricted right-of-way space and to ensure that DOT and public works staff and highway contractors’ employees can safely work within work zones can provide significant benefits for all work zone users.
Length: 1 hr.
Website: Link to URL
The webinar was held on November 16, 2017. The webinar recording can be viewed on the website above. You may also view the following presentation online:
- Large Truck Safety in Work Zones by Martha C. Kapitanov
Topics: Heavy Vehicles; Work Zone Safety