The Observer

New automated flaggers boost road safety

With the addition of the automated flagger assistance device, the need for workers using hand-held “Stop” and “Slow” signs will be eliminated.

By Brandon Li, Copy Editor

December 14, 2018

Maryland highway officials are testing a new method of directing traffic in a construction zone. Usually, a construction worker will be holding a sign that says “Stop” or “Slow,” but with the new initiative, an automated flagger assistance device will replace the need for that worker. On the...

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