When the Weather Outside Is Frightful

By K C Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist When the weather outside is frightful, the road departments are sometimes given the opportunity to demonstrate their skills regarding snow and ice removal. I remember as new road department employee, being...

It Takes Two

By K C Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist After a successful completion of the NIRMA Self -Defense Conference, I am finding that we have interest and questions regarding a presentation that Todd Duncan, the Law Enforcement and Safety Specialist, and I...

IT’S A GROWING CONCERN

By K C Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist These last few weeks I have had the privilege of driving parts of the state doing sign audits. While I know some of you reading this article don’t necessarily enjoy the fact that I am doing sign audits, I do...

Your equipment might be ready, what about you?

By K C Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist September already. I really don’t know if it is just me, but I certainly feel like Fall has arrived a little sooner than it typically does. Yes, I know that is not possible but again, it sure feels like it....

School Bus Safety

By K C Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist August is National Back to School Month. When schools open the end of August, school buses will be running again, and extra care should be taken when county road department employees are traveling county...

Weather related obstructions in R.O.W.

By K C Pawling, Road Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist It really seems that the last month and a half has been a challenge due to the weather.  We have all seen the crop damage, structure damages and vehicle damages because of the storms that have become way too...