Monthly Archives: October 2010

Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of October 25

With fall in full swing (even though we could see temperatures in the 60s and 70s by midweek) this week’s toolbox safety talk looks at chain saw safety. Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of October 25th This video clips describes how … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Dangerous Road

The Yungas Road in Bolivia is considered “the world’s most dangerous road,” due to the nearly 200 people who lose their lives driving on it each year. It connects Bolivia’s capital city La Paz to the lowlands of the Amazon Jungle. … Continue reading

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Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of October 18th

This week’s Vermont Local Roads Toolbox Safety Talk takes a look at high voltage accident prevention. Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of October 18 The Electrical Safety Foundation International has produced this PSA that describes the dangers of electrical lines on … Continue reading

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Solar Roadways

Roadways made of solar panels are a new idea that one company has developed a working prototype for. It’s an interesting environmental concept as a means to trap solar energy. Check out the video: This video is part of a series called … Continue reading

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Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of October 11

This week’s Vermont Local Roads Toolbox Safety Talk examines smoke alarm safety tips and overall fire causes. Toolbox Safety Talk- Week of October 12  It’s a good time of the year to change the batteries in all the smoke alarms … Continue reading

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Just switch my car to auto pilot

The idea of a car that drives itself has been relegated to science fiction movies and human imagination in the past, but software technology that enables a car to handle the driving developed by industry giant Google has made this concept a reality. … Continue reading

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Registration for final 2010 workshops now available

Vermont Local Roads has opened registration for its final three workshops of the year: Basics of a Good Road, Road Maintenance & Stream Health and Safety on the Job. To view workshop flyers and to register online, visit vermontlocalroads.org and go to the … Continue reading

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