Deadly Distractions: Advice to Stay Safe in Highway Work Zones

Deadly Distractions: Advice to Stay Safe in Highway Work Zones

Motor vehicle accidents claim more workers' lives than any other cause, and injury claims from motor vehicle crashes are some of the highest. But as expert Daniel Brown tells us, a few simple changes in the way we drive – and a little patience – can save lives.

We've all been there: rushing to get to work or an appointment and all of a sudden, traffic stops. We find ourselves out of time and out of patience. Despite increasing levels of frustration, Daniel Brown, technical manager of Travelers Transportation Risk Control Group, cautions against doing anything rash.

"According to a bulletin from the National Transportation Safety Board, there's been a 10 percent increase in the number of vehicle fatalities," says Brown. "That's an a

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