Work Zone safety when distracted driving is involved.

Idea#555

Stage: Closed

Campaign: Traffic and Safety

The research project in question is focused on work zone safety and is more specifically targeted and decreasing the problems in Work Zones with Distracted Driving. This work would likely be mainly tested in the Twin Cities for ease of access to the field equipment but would be applicable statewide on freeways and at-grade intersection arterials.

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Idea Submitted by: Brenda Thomas - On behalf of Max Donath

List your MnDOT Office,District,City, County, Univ. or Other: CTS

Idea Champion - Who at MnDOT/LRRB? : Ken Johnson and Tiffany Dagon

Project Type - MnDOT or LRRB / Research, Implementation or TRS: MnDOT Research

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    Ken E Johnson

    Distracted driving is not only an issue in Work Zones, but on all roads. Methods discovered in this research would likely be applicable in other locations.