June 6, 2019 VOM Podcast

Summer is a deadly in Construction Work Zones! MT Contractors Assn Exec David Smith says their members take that very seriously

Summer brings “Road Construction Season” in Montana!  Combine that with a few million visiting Tourists and it’s a dangerous time for motorists facing more challenging commutes and increased distractions.  Nationally there are 158,000 work zone crashes a year…one every 5.4 minutes…with nearly 800 deaths,  The new Executive Director of the Montana Contractors Association, David Smith was our guest, along with Brian Turmail, Executive Director of Public Affairs at Associated General Contractors of America, to discuss new data on how they say we can reduce these preventable accidents.