This week marks National Work Zone Awareness Week
It's National Work Zone Awareness Week. Drivers are reminded to slow down when coming up on a work area.
According to KDOT, In Kansas in 2012, there were a total of 1742 work zone related accidents, up from 1609 in 2011, and 1554 in 2010.
KDOT has other safety tips, including:
- Follow traffic control.
- Stay alert.
- Watch for workers.
- Expect delays.
- Allow ample space between you and the car in front of you.
- Change lanes when directed to do so.