Work Zones

Oklahoma 2005

  • 10 people were killed in Oklahoma work zones in 2005
  • 613 people were injured in 1,068 collisions
  • Collisions have increased 26% in two years
  • 68% of drivers involved in a work zone collision were traveling under 30 mph, 53% under 20 mph
  • 61% of collisions occur between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., most in dry, daylight conditions
  • The most severe collisions resulted in following too close, traveling at unsafe speeds and driver inattention
  • In the last two years, work zone collisions resulted in more than $6.5 million in property damages — Oklahoma 2004
  • 9 people were killed in Oklahoma work zones in 2004
  • 515 people were injured in 985 collisions
  • In 2004 alone, work zone collisions resulted in more than $6.5 million in property damages, 35% higher than in 2003 — Oklahoma 2003
  • 10 people were killed in Oklahoma work zones in 2003
  • 502 people were injured in 842 collisions
  • In 2003 alone, work zone collisions resulted in more than $4.8 million in property damages

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