National Work Zone Awareness Week | 2023

The annual National Work Zone Awareness Week promotes highway work zone safety and reminds drivers to be cautious as work zone fatalities continue rising nationwide. During the 2023 awareness week, state transportation departments hosted events highlighting new tools and initiatives, like Maryland’s newly formed work zone safety workgroup, to improve work zone safety through policy, enforcement, and technology. Officials expressed concerns about the alarming increase in work zone crashes and fatalities, urging motorists to slow down, pay attention, and follow work zone laws to protect worker lives.

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