By KSN News
With noticeably fewer drivers on the roads these days, you would think that accidents occurring in work zones on show-me state roadways would drop.
With overall traffic down, there’s been a 100% increase in accidents involving drivers smashing into attenuator devices designed to protect road crews.
Attenuators are large, crush-able, shock absorber.
It is supposed to reduce a vehicle’s momentum which would lessen the force of a crash.
MODOT has put together a short documentary with employees that have been injured in work zone accidents. You can watch it if you click HERE.
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