Twenty-Seven Years of Data Shows 4th Quarter Spike in Fatal Roadway worker incidents
Posted On: Sep 01, 2017
A comparison of available roadway worker fatality data over a span of 27 years (1986–1994 and 1997–2014) indicates that the highest number of roadway worker incidents occur in the 4th Quarter.
Roadway worker fatality data reviewed by FAMES for the 9-year period 1986–1994 (pre-RWP rule) indicates 43 fatal roadway worker incidents. Of these 43 fatal incidents, 34.8 percent (15 of 43) occurred in the 4th Quarter (October–December).