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New Clothing Increases Safety for Caltrans Workers, Public



Caltrans News Flash #90

Date: August 19, 2016
District: Headquarters
Contact: Tamie McGowen
Phone: (916) 657-5060

SACRAMENTO – Safety is Caltrans’ top priority, and when you’re managing more than 55,000 lane-miles of road often inches from traffic, what you wear on the job plays a key role in being seen and staying safe. Caltrans has recently obtained new clothing, including vests and jackets, for its road maintenance workers which is more visible than ever.

In this Caltrans News Flash, we join a work crew in Courtland, located south of Sacramento, who are attired in the new gear while tackling the myriad of tasks at which Caltrans employees excel. The new gear is retro-reflective, which means it reflects available light, and is brighter and more visible than older clothing under all weather conditions.

This video may also be viewed at: https://youtu.be/6iWX-gaFcAY.

This Caltrans News Flash is the 90th in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans' activities that present the wide-ranging and critical work that Caltrans does to enhance California's economy and livability. To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or visit http://bit.ly/1ez3LYz.

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