National Work Zone Awareness Week Encouraging Motorists to Pay Attention
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – National Work Zone Safety Week serves as a reminder to all drivers to slow down and pay more attention as they move through work zones on the road.
The Alabama Department of Transportation is using this week to launch the Move Over, Slow Down, Save Lives safety campaign.
During the spring and summer, motorists will see more construction and work zones on Alabama’s highways and interstates. This time of year is also when traffic on some Alabama roads increases with people heading south for vacation.
“Tragic loss of life that happens each year in work zones can be avoided,” said Allison Green, ALDOT Drive Safe Alabama coordinator. “Just move over and slow down, so that those working along the roadway and you and your passengers can all get home safely.”
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