Posts Tagged ‘highway safety’

August 8th, 2013

Drowsy Driving Experiment

1 Comment, Zero Fatalities, by Tania Mashburn.

It’s 4 a.m. While most Utahns are still fast asleep, four people, each with very different lives, all have one…

July 31st, 2013

Truck Smart and Drive To Stay Alive

2 Comments, Zero Fatalities, by Sarah Stephenson.

Drive to Stay Alive and Truck Smart are brought to you by UDOT’s Motor Carrier Division. These two programs have…

Legislators passed this past March HB 328 S1. This bill increases the fines for littering on a highway and increases…

February 11th, 2013

2013 Strategic Direction — Part 4

No Comments, Strengthen the Economy, by Kristen Hoschouer.

This is the fourth and final post in our series about the 2013 Strategic Direction. Please also check out Part…

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

March 9th, 2011

HIGH ARCH GETS HIGH PRAISE

1 Comment, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Utah wildlife management experts love this new structure under I-70.   Speaking for herself and other wildlife management experts, USU Assistant Professor…

March 7th, 2011

APPEALING TO ELK

3 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT partners with other agencies to research, plan and build the right wildlife crossing at the right location.

February 23rd, 2011

CROSSING LINES

3 Comments, Optimize Mobility, by Catherine Higgins.

UDOT’s system for helping to optimize travel on I-15 is working, but some bad driving behaviors really cross the double white lines.

UDOT is developing ways of improving the retroreflectivity and application of pavement markings to improve visibility at night and during storms.

January 13th, 2011

FOCUS ON SEATBELTS

8 Comments, Uncategorized, by Catherine Higgins.

Utah traffic related fatalities are the lowest in 36 years, but there’s no low that’s too low. Out of the…