Slow down and pay full attention to the driving situation! Drive within the posted speed limits, which are usually reduced in work zones. If you don’t, you’ll pay the price. A car traveling 60 MPH. travels 88 feet per second. If you see a sign that says Road Work 1500 Feet, you’ll be in that construction zone in 17 seconds Obey the posted speed limitswhich are usually reduced in work zones. Workers could be present just a few feet away. If you don’t, you’ll pay the price. Merge as soon as possible. Motorists can help maintain traffic flow and posted speeds by moving to the appropriate lane at first notice of an approaching work zone. You can be ticketed and the cause of an accident for being a last chance merger. Use total concentrationwhen driving through work zones. Pay attention to your surroundings. This is not the time to use the cellular phone, look fora new CD, change the radio station, read the paper, apply makeup, shave, eat or drink or fill out the expense report.