Category: Safety

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Can You Have Both Rumble Strips and Longer-Lasting Roads?

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Rumble strips are a low-cost measure used to address one of the most serious types of traffic crashes: a lane departure crash. They consist of a set of transverse grooves applied on the shoulder or centerline of a roadway. An example of a road with centerline rumble strips. In Ohio,...
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What is ENVISION and Sustainable Infrastructure?

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Communities everywhere are demanding that infrastructure be built to protect the environment, boost economies, and protect human health. We can deliver on that challenge if we focus on building the right projects the right way. Organizations have missions, visions and values to build longer-lasting, safer roads. We strive to build...
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Rural Roadway Departure Accidents – An Alarming Trend that Needs Reversed

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Reducing fatalities on rural roads remains a major challenge in the United States. In 2016, 18,590 lives were lost on rural roads-more than half of all traffic deaths-even though only 19 percent of the U.S. population lives in rural areas. Two-thirds of these rural fatalities involved a roadway departure, where...
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August: National Traffic Awareness Month

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Did you know that August is National Traffic Awareness Month? J-Band is committed to educating drivers about the importance of safe driving amidst high volumes of traffic. Traffic is something that many of us deal with on a daily basis, yet may not think about beyond simply getting through it....
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