8 Road Construction Work Zone Safety Tips

Work Zone Safety

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) statistics, about 20,000 people who work in the construction industry are injured every year in accidents involving road and highway projects. The most common cause of accidents in road construction projects include and are not limited to: Falls that are a result of poorly […]

What is Traffic Data & How is it Collected?

Traffic Data

Traffic congestion is a daily occurrence be it in large and medium-sized cities all over the world. Traffic data is an effective way to analyze and predict traffic flow. Traffic data is measured utilizing detectors located along the road that track how travel speeds on road segments change over time, which in turn affects the […]

What is a Smart Work Zone? Smart Work Zones Explained

Smart Work Zone

A smart work zone is a traffic control technology configured for a particular scenario. The technology is located within a work zone roadway to enhance construction workers’ safety, advocate for motorists’ efficiency, and provide computerized real-time information for a work precinct in a roadway. Smart zones minimize the reliance on human observers and create a […]

3 Benefits of Variable Speed Limit Systems

Variable Speed Limit Systems

Variable Speed Limit (VSL) system comprises several VSL signs and connected detectors for measuring traffic situation. VSL shows some speed limits, based on the perceived traffic state adjacent to the sign and the traffic state both upstream and downstream. Variable speed limits were first launched in the 1960s. In the 1970’s it was introduced as […]

What are the Possible Ways of Detecting Road Traffic?

Radar Ahead

Heavy road traffic can considerably slow down transportation, and it also harms the economy because businesses cannot function well if there is reoccurring traffic. At times impeded traffic can exist for numerous hours undetected. Because the government cannot employ the manpower necessary to check traffic-flow all over the city, they should use technology to alleviate […]