TITLE

Elite truck drivers offer safety tips for Work Zone Awareness Week

PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Bulk Transporter Exclusive Insight;4/9/2014, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers safety tips from elite drivers for motorists while driving in work zone, as expressed during the National Work Zone Awareness Week held from April 7-11, 2014. Suggestions discussed include slowing down the speed of automobiles, keeping a safe following distance between you and the car ahead, and staying alert and avoiding distracted driving.
ACCESSION #
99216076

 

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