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Drive safely in work zones

Stricter hands-free driving state law effective Oct. 1

A new law (HB 2597) makes holding or using a mobile electronic device while driving illegal. This includes your cell phone, GPS systems, tablets, etc.—anything that you use for texting, talking, emailing, entertainment, navigating or accessing the internet. If you need to use your electronic device, you must first safely stop in a designated parking spot.

Learn more about the new law.

Slow down in work zones!

We all deserve to be safe at our place of work. We need your help to keep workers safe in their place of work — road construction zones.

Orange is your clue to slow down and look for workers!
When you see orange signs, barrels or cones, slow down and watch for workers. Fines double in a work zone with or without workers present.

One traffic death is too many
Drive to Zero focuses on reducing injuries and fatalities on our roadways. Our goal is to reduce fatal and serious injury crashes by half by 2022.

Work zone facts

Work zone safety tips

Inattentive drivers are the most common cause of work zone crashes. Please follow the tips below as you travel through work zones:

Work zone safety links


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