The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) took part in National Work Zone Awareness Week during April 11-15. To raise awareness and educate citizens on work zone safety, FDOT partnered with the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) and local law enforcement.
In order to raise awareness and educate citizens on the dangers of work zones, FDOT collaborated with partners at the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles as well as law enforcement to drive down fatalities in work zones.
FDOT Assistant Secretary Brian Blanchard stood on the Florida Capitol steps with partners for Road Safety Week to highlight safety. The event was hosted by the Dori Slosberg Foundation and coincided with the Safe Teen Driving Safety Summit.
With hazards and increased risk of injury or fatality in roadway work zones, FDOT recognized April 15 – 19th as part of National Work Zone Safety Awareness week.