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Burton Chill Program

OTW Safety is always looking for ways to be involved in the community and we try to give back as much as we possibly can.  One of our favorite ways to give back to our community is through the Burton Chill Program.  Each year, we take about 75-100 underserved youth from the Salt Lake area …

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OTW Safety at the Slug Games

This weekend at Brighton Mountain Resort, OTW Safety sponsored the SLUG Magazine SLUG Games.  SLUG Magazine or Salt Lake Under Ground Magazine hosted its Construction to Destruction Snowboard and Ski competition where competitors rode a course of obstacles made from OTW Safety’s barriers and barricades. A very cool event and Utah’s most talented skiers and …

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Distracted Driving

The loss of just one life is too many.  This is the philosophy of Zero Fatalities.  It’s a goal we can all live with.  It’s the ONLY goal we can all live with.  70% of adults text message and send emails while driving and it is safe to say that more than 99% of them …

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OTW Safety at the 11th Annual Slug Games Amateur Ski and Snowboard Contest at Brighton Resort in Utah

On March 5th OTW Safety will be hosting the 11th Annual Slug Games Amateur Ski and Snowboard Contest at Brighton Resort in Utah. Our barricades will be used as terrain park features for skiers and boarders to lay down their best runs for cash and prizes. We’ll be giving away two Brighton day passes for the …

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TTI Study Recommending LCD’s to Improve Safety

Plastic Water-Filled LCD’s Can Prevent Drivers from Entering Work Zones. College Station, TX. — Texas Transportation Institute researchers released a study January 18 examining the effectiveness of longitudinal channelizing devices (LCD’s) in work zones, the results recommending LCD’s for several applications to improve work zone safety… The report titled, “Studies to Determine the Effectiveness of …

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Improving Work Zone Safety: Why We Should Consider Water-Filled Longitudinal Channelizing Devices

This 2011 Paper submitted by OTW Founder and Water Barrier Manufacturers Association Manager, Marc Christensen, along with association member Sreekanth Akepati, delves into the differences between concrete barriers and longitudinal channelizing devices. The paper is an interesting look at the current state of traffic barricades and industry safety standards and what could be a more …

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Gymkhana Grid + OTW Safety

We’re excited announce a new partnership that will highlight the capabilities of our traffic safety barricade line. OTW Safety has teamed up with Ken Block, founder of DC Skate Shoes to become the official sponsor of the Gymkhana Grid – a race that turns Gymkhana driving into a head to head battle! The next  event …

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NTSB Investigates Deadly Bus Accident

GRAY SUMMIT, Mo. — National Transportation Safety Board investigators are examining the Missouri crash that killed a 15-year-old school bus passenger and the teen driver of a pickup truck. They are hopeful they’ll learn something to make road work zones safer, an NTSB official said Friday. NTSB Vice Chairman Christopher Hart said “people, vehicles and …

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