Tips and Rules for Driving in Work Zones

Let’s be honest: driving through work zones is one of those things that’s almost universally disliked. Being forced to lower your speed, sit in bumper-to-bumper traffic, and travel over rough roads is no fun, so it’s understandable that many drivers get frustrated when they see those distinctive orange signs. There is no excuse for being reckless while passing through a …

How Certain Structures and Equipment Can Make Roads Safer

Unless you work in the transportation or road construction industries, chances are, you don’t give much thought in your daily life to traffic calming methods. As their name implies, traffic calming methods are techniques used to reduce traffic speeds (and the practice of “cutting through” private streets) in order to decrease the risk of accidents and promote better safety for …

City of Grand Prairie: Traffic Signal Box Art Project

What an awesome achievement for Grand Prairie Independent School District 8th grader Sydney Merlau, daughter of Chelle Meyers Merlau! Her “Take Flight” artwork, which celebrates monarch butterflies and the annual Flight of the Monarch Festival hosted by the Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department was one of the 20 commissions for the City of Grand Prairie – Municipal Government Traffic Signal Box Public Art Project. Sharon …