Archive for the ‘Zero Fatalities’ Category

In 2012, 215 lives were lost on Utah’s roads in car crashes—the lowest Utah traffic fatalities have been since 1959….

UDOT marked two significant milestones as it celebrated the completion of the largest road construction projects in Utah history on…

December 12th, 2012

SCORING STORMS

No Comments, Optimize Mobility, Zero Fatalities, by Catherine Higgins.

A Utah-specific weather severity index will help UDOT improve the efficiency of snow fighting efforts.

About 25 thousand times each year, oversize loads travel on Utah highways and arterials. Routing big loads properly protects the…

December 5th, 2012

LARGE LOADS

2 Comments, Optimize Mobility, Preserve Infrastructure, Zero Fatalities, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT Motor Carriers Division has the responsibility of making sure oversized loads are routed properly.

November 30th, 2012

COMMERCIAL DRIVER CHECK

No Comments, Zero Fatalities, by Catherine Higgins.

When it comes to conducting inspections, ports focus on carriers and shippers that pose a risk to highway safety.

The Utah Collaborative Active Transportation Study will find ways to improve bicycle and pedestrian connections.

November 17th, 2012

AVALANCHE FORECASTING HISTORY

No Comments, Zero Fatalities, by Catherine Higgins.

Alta, Utah, located on SR 210 in Little Cottonwood Canyon, is the birthplace of avalanche forecasting and avalanche control in North America.

November 16th, 2012

FRIDAY PHOTO — DON’T DRIVE STUPID

No Comments, Zero Fatalities, by Catherine Higgins.

Teens who lost their lives motor vehicle crashes were remembered at the ZERO Fatalities Summit. Parents of teens attended a…

November 15th, 2012

RATING ROADS

2 Comments, Zero Fatalities, by Catherine Higgins.

Steep terrain, heavy snowfall, and snow-pack combine to make some Utah roads prone to snow avalanches.