How to Avoid Fines in a Construction Zone

While you zip down the road, work crews work to fill potholes and address other road issues. If you’re not a careful driver, you could find yourself on the receiving end of a hefty fine.

We’re sharing a few driving tips to help you avoid fines in construction zones. So buckle your seatbelt, and let’s get started!

An area of a road or highway where construction, maintenance, or repair work occurs. Signs, cones, and barriers typically communicate the status and warn drivers to proceed cautiously.

What Is a Construction Zone?

Speed limits can drop by as much as 20 or 30 miles per hour in these zones. If you’re on an interstate, pushing the accelerator a little too much can be easy.

Follow the Speed Limit

Crews use signs to communicate with drivers. They post things like speed limits, lane changes, and other critical information that vehicles need to know.

Pay Attention to Signage

Construction zones often have strict rules and regulations for vehicles changing lanes. In an area with multiple lanes, you’ll typically have a solid line, indicating drivers can’t change lanes.

Stay in Your Lane

Limit distractions as much as possible. Put your phone in a glove box or storage compartment if every alert or buzz tempts you.

Avoid Distractions

Just like you have friends and family waiting for you to get home, so do the workers. So cut them some slack and give them some space.

Give Workers Space

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