construction zone workers

Posted on by Defensive Driving Team | in southernbelledriver

Living in one of the largest cities, we are familiar with driving through construction zones. Defensive driving in a construction zone starts with driving at the posted speed. The Texas Department of Transportation reports that the number one cause of death and injury in a construction work zone is speeding.

Construction worker’s only protection from oncoming traffic is a plastic cone or drum. In addition, rocks and other debris that can be kicked up by passing vehicles become even more dangerous to workers, your car, and other nearby vehicles the faster you drive.

 

Workers who must be on highways try hard to warn you of their presence by using orange signs, equipment, flags, and jackets. It’s up to you to ensure both your own and the workers’ safety by driving slowly through work areas.

Don’t stop or slow down to watch roadwork. Keep going. Obey any special signs or instructions as you pass. Each of us, as a safe driver, has a responsibility to exercise caution and good judgment regardless of the behavior other motorists’ display. Consideration for the safety of construction workers and other motorists can help turn highway construction areas into “safe zones” for everyone.

To learn more helpful driver safety tips or discounts for auto insurance take a state approved defensive driving course at www.defensivedriving.com.

|

Customer Reviews

Defensivedriving.com has a ShopperApproved rating of 4.7 based on 98404 ratings and reviews.

Siebrigje TX, United States
The experience was great, easy, and very professional.
Coleman United States
Easy to navigate website
Stratton
quick and easy sign up!
Sarahi
Very fast
Nestor
Quick
ROBERT
Quick and Easy.
Ivan United States
Fast and easy.
Aaron TX, United States
It has been very easy.
mario TX, United States
Cheap, easy, and informative. Look no further.
James
Easy to register. Easy to follow.
Jennifer United States
Very easy and fast!
Abelardo TX, United States
Great, fast & reliable!
kaylin United States
It was great, fast, and easy.
Patricia
Easy to use and register!
Wendy TX, United States
The process was easy and efficient.
Courtney United States
Very easy lesson while in the comfort of my home.
Brittany United States
Overall great.
Stephen TX, United States
It was pretty easy, very user friendly, and an overall simple experience.
Willie TX, United States
Fast and easy
Michael
Nice and easy
Natali TX, United States
user friendly
C.T. TX, United States
Fast and easy to use. Good program.
Emma TX, United States
It was easy to understand and complete.
Chad
Smooth sailing introductory process. Love the website.
Hugo TX, United States
Easy to navigate.
Armando
Good website very easy to use
Broderick TX, United States
It was fast and easy
Randy United States
Great experience
Peter United States
Quick, easy, and painless
Victor
Excellent
Taylor
Easy!
Victoria
Awesome
Evelyn United States
Professionally done and very interesting to watch
Johnathan United States
Great experience
Allishis
It's easy to use
Senetra
It’s great simple and easy
Andres
Fast and Easy!
MARCUS
Great customer service satisfaction
See all reviews on shopperApproved.com
Why DefensiveDriving.com
  • 20 Years in Business
  • Over 2 Million Customers Served
  • Highest Possible Better Business Bureau Rating
  • Award Winning Course