It’s that time of year again — detours, traffic, crazy construction on highways, bridges, and even backroads. Although summer is drawing to a close, road construction season is still in full swing. While road construction can cause delays and headaches for motorists, it’s necessary to keep the workers safe while doing their job. Approximately 20,000 highway and street construction workers are injured on the job annually, the majority involving a moving vehicle. Let’s take a look at some road construction zone safety tips, according to PennDot:
We can all play our part to avoid any work zone accidents or injuries. If you have been injured as a result of the potential negligence of motorists or other individuals while working, or if you have been injured as a result of a construction zone accident, you may have a case. For a free consultation with our team at Scartelli Olszewski, contact us today.