Each year in the United States, thousands of vehicle crashes are caused by roadway debris.
To better understand the causes and potential solutions of this pervasive problem, Utah DOT conducted an assessment of the current litter-mitigation strategies across the state. In addition to identifying the major contributors of highway litter, the effort produced a list of recommendations to track, enhance and enforce Utah’s existing litter-reduction tactics.
Read the report: Highway Litter Mitigation: Executive Report, September 2021
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