Just Slow Down, Relax and Have Fun

By K C Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist Last month in my safety short article, I talked about the challenges we may have to overcome while we are having or trying to have safety meetings. Challenges may include getting the support needed from senior...

No Matter Which Way You’re Headed, Go Safely.

By K C Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist I think most of us have heard the saying “we shouldn’t live life by looking in the rearview mirror.” I do not disagree with this saying, but there are times when we should pay closer attention to the rearview...

Stressed and Exhausted?

By K C Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist These last few weeks have been a challenge for many of the State’s counties and municipality road and street crews. I know that I do not have to tell many of you this, because you are living it. My oldest son...

Focus on a Safer 2024

By K C Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist Loss leader reports are one of the tools used by the Loss Prevention Team at NIRMA. “Loss leaders” are the most frequently submitted type of claim that we receive from members during a specified period of...

Are Your Signs Larger Than They Appear?

By K C Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist County road departments must install and maintain signs according to the latest edition of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). I understand with the 864 pages in the MUTCD someone could get...