Work Zone Safety
With every construction zone comes equipment, workers and even daily changes in the road and alignment you may be traveling. As a result, it is critical that you do your part to make the cone zones safe. Lower speed limits, flaggers and police enforcement are all used to help keep work zones safe, but motorists still need to drive responsible to keep not only our workers safe, but yourself as well.
Here are a few safe driving tips for traveling through cone zones. Remember, in Colorado, the fines are doubled for most infractions that occur in a work zone. By practicing these safe driving tips, you will help keep Colorado's cone zones safe:
Move It! It's not just a good idea. It's the law.
State law requires motorists involved in a minor accident on a divided highway to move their vehicles off the highway when:
- the vehicle is drivable
- no drugs or alcohol are involved and
- there are no injuries
Once at a safe location, drivers can notify law enforcement and exchange information.
Police and insurance companies will not penalize you for moving your car off the road.