The role of a flagger at either end of a work zone to allow or stop traffic from passing through is an important but dangerous one. Oregon DOT’s staff have had guns pulled on them and a number have received serious injuries while performing the task. The DOT is introduced automated flagging assistance devices to increase safety for the team, watch to find out more.
James joined the Traffic Technology International team in 2017. Previously he was Assistant Editor on an engineering title for several years and has worked for various other trade magazines before that. James is happily married and has a young daughter who keeps him busy.