What should you do when driving near road work zones

I get nervous driving around construction. I know there are special rules, but I’m not sure what they are. What should I know about driving in work zones?

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Answer provided by
Rob Shapiro
Answered on Jan 24, 2022
Drivers need to be fully aware of how to drive in work zones. You don’t want to get pulled over in a construction zone—it’s expensive—and you certainly don’t want to harm anyone.
So, when driving through road work zones, you should:
  • Avoid all distractions
  • Slow down and adhere to posted speed limits and other signage
  • Try to avoid weaving
  • Keep a safe distance from other vehicles
  • Merge carefully
  • Plan ahead, if possible, to avoid any delays
  • Remain calm
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