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Fleet Safety Video Tip: Work Zone Precautions

Highway construction and maintenance season is now under way, so here are 10 work-zone safety tips from the Federal Highway Administration and the New York Department of Transportation.

Mass. Provides Alt-Fuel Fleet Grants

Massachusetts will provide state grants to help municipal fleets replace gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles with electric vehicles and add EV charging infrastructure, Gov. Deval Patrick announced this week.

Roadway Safety Awards Honor Safety Innovative

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The Roadway Safety Foundation (RSF) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in November recognized 14 local programs and one national program from 10 states across the country for efforts to reduce fatalities and injuries on the nation's highways.

Traffic Fatalities Down 7% in First Half of 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- A statistical projection of traffic fatalities for the first half of 2009 shows that an estimated 16,626 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported.

Safety Board Studies '08 Motorcoach Crash

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- The National Transportation Safety Board on Oct. 27 determined that the probable cause of a fatal motorcoach accident in Sherman, Texas, was the failure of the right steer axle tire. The crash killed 17 people.