Stay safe in roadway work zones

Summer is here, which means the weather is warmer, more people are on the roads and highway construction work is underway. Federal Highway Administration statistics show that 24,745 people died in work zone crashes between 1982 and 2014, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that 1,571 workers were killed at road construction sites between 2003 and 2015.

If you’re a roadway worker
OSHA identifies the following as key elements of temporary traffic control management in highway work zones:
Training. All workers should be instructed on how to work safely near motor vehicle traffic. Additional … Read more

About Hutzler Law PLLC

Motor vehicle accidents are common occurrences in Arizona and result in thousands of injuries and fatalities each year. The Arizona Department of Transportation reports that in 2018 alone, 127,056 crashes were reported to law enforcement in the state. Out of those crashes, 28.73% resulted in injuries and 0.72% resulted in fatalities, injuring 53,376 people and killing 1,010. More needs to be done to reduce the number of accidents. According to a report from the Center for Internet & Society at Stanford Law School, 90% of car accidents are caused at least in part by human error.

If you have been injured in a car accident seek the advice of a car accident attorney. In Phoenix contact Hutzler Law PLLC. In the Phoenix AZ area call (602) 730-4530 or visit us at … Read more
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