The Numbers

Roadside Worker Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Incident Claims (2009 – 2018)

Roadside work is a dangerous job. Last year, two roadside workers died as a result of being hit by a motor vehicle and 29 were injured. Between 2009 and 2018 there were a total of 13 roadside worker deaths and 213 injuries as a result of being hit by a motor vehicle.

Roadside worksites involve hundreds of activities. Some of the occupations at risk include construction workers, tow-truck operators, road maintenance crews, telecommunications and utility workers, municipal workers and first responders who work alongside or on roads, in close proximity to traffic.

View the detailed breakdown of roadside worker statistics (2009 – 2018)