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    April 23, 2018 - 08:31 PM
    ATSSA, Policy, NWZAW, Advocacy

ATSSA Immediate Past Chair Deb Ricker testifies on roadway safety before Vermont state legislature

As part of the lead up to National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW), and ATSSA members’ continued efforts to advance roadway safety, immediate past chair and president of WorkSafe Traffic Control Industrie...

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    April 11, 2018 - 08:00 PM
    ATSSA, Government, Legislative Briefing & Fly-In

ATSSA presents Rep. Esty and Rep. Graves with Roadway Safety Champion Award

Annual award recognizes elected officials that advocate for roadway safety infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 11, 2018) – ATSSA presented two members of Congress with the prestigious 2018 Roadway Safety Champion Award ...

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    April 06, 2018 - 03:49 PM
    ATSSA, NWZAW

ATSSA 2018 Go Orange Day promotes work zone safety

ATSSA, along with several agencies and partner organizations, will celebrate Go Orange Day on April 11.

Go Orange Day takes place on the Wednesday during National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW). NWZA...

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    April 04, 2018 - 03:50 PM
    ATSSA, Innovation, Autonomous Vehicles, Transportation, Infrastructure

Future of roadway safety industry, automated vehicle technology discussed in ATSSA member visit

Mercer Strategic Alliance President Rob Dingess discusses AVs and the future of the industry

Rob Dingess, president of the Mercer Strategic Alliance, came to ATSSA headquarters to di...

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    March 30, 2018 - 04:53 PM
    Government, Roadway

Omnibus bill reinstates Clearview Font Interim Approval

Newly reinstated font that was designed for easier readability was prohibited by FHWA in 2016

A previously prohibited font for highway traffic signs has been reinstated following the passage of the Omnibus bill. For Fiscal Year ...

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    March 23, 2018 - 07:19 PM
    Government, Policy, Press Release, Infrastructure, Advocacy

ATSSA issues statement on proposed $1.3 trillion federal Omnibus bill

Highlights need for additional funding for roadway safety infrastructure

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (March 23, 2018) – American Traffic Safety Services Association’s (ATSSA) Vice President of Government Relations Nate Smith...

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    March 22, 2018 - 04:59 PM
    FHWA, Innovation, Roadway, Infrastructure

FHWA issues interim approval of Rectangular Rapid-Flashing Beacons at crosswalks

In a memorandum released on March 20, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued “Interim Approval (IA)-21 – Rectangular Rapid-Flashing Beacons (RRFBs...

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    March 14, 2018 - 06:44 PM
    ATSSA, Press Release, NWZAW

National Work Zone Memorial coming to Vermont for National Work Zone Awareness Week event

The Foundation’s work zone memorial to be featured at work zone safety event

MONTPELIER, Vt. (March 12) – As part of their National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) activities, the New England Chapter of the American...

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    March 14, 2018 - 01:33 PM
    ATSSA, Roadway, NWZAW

2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week media kick-off event happening in Chicago

The 2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) Media kick-off event is being hosted in Chicago, Illinois, on April 10.

This year’s NWZAW kick-off host is the Illinois Department of Transp...

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    March 13, 2018 - 02:35 PM
    Roadway, Transportation, Infrastructure

TRIP report shows increase in injuries, fatalities for older drivers

The last report from TRIP, a national transportation research group, shows that fatal crashes involving older drivers are increasing, and that transportation infrastructure improvements could improve outcomes ...

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