Safety - Achieve the best safety record in the nation
Reliability - Reduce traveler delays due to roadwork and incidents.
Performance - Deliver record levels of transportation system improvements
Productivity - Improve the efficiency of the transportation system.
Flexibility - Make transit a more practical option.
WORK ZONE SAFETY TIPS
The California Department of Transportation wants you to return home safely to your family. The following tips are to help you stay safe while traveling through maintenance and construction work zones. Motorists can make trips a little safer by remembering the following work zone safety tips.
DO NOT SPEED in work zones - obey the posted limits
STAY ALERT. Expect the unexpected
WATCH FOR WORKERS and drive with caution
Don't change lanes unnecessarily
Avoid using mobile phones while driving in work zones
Turn on headlight so workers and other drivers can see you
Be especially alert at night while driving in work zones
Expect delays, especially during peak travel times
Allow ample space between you and the car in front of you
Anticipate lane shifts, and merge when directed to do so