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How to Use iCone's ConnectedTech Dashboard

How to Use iCone's ConnectedTech Dashboard Overview with Step by Step Instructions   What is ConnectedTech by iCone? With work zone crashes trending upward, the use of more advanced technology-based devices for crash prevention is also trending upward.  Once seen as an innovative add-on product, connected (smart) technology has started […]

2 New Grant Programs Set to Increase Roadway Safety

2 New Grant Programs Set to Increase Roadway Safety Passed in Congress in 2021, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law represents the largest federal investment in public transit in American history, with over $110,000,000,000 in funding for major roads and bridges projects alone. Looking further into where the funds are set to […]

National Work Zone Awareness Week Safety Tips

April 26th-30th, 2021 is National Work Zone Awareness Week! Why do we need National Work Zone Awareness Week? Are work zones that dangerous? Yes!  Work zones can be incredibly dangerous to both work crews and passing drivers.  For example: There were 25,000 injury-involved crashes in work zones across the United States […]
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The Importance of Fleet Planning and Saving Money Through Tax Deductions

For most companies in the highway construction and maintenance industry, a majority of their yearly operations happen in the second and third quarters of the year (between April 1st and September 30th) due to the improved weather conditions.  In the off-season, companies have the opportunity to assess the state of […]
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Top 4 Technology Trends in Work Zones

Work zones are evolving.  They're becoming more complex and more dangerous... but they're also becoming more automated and more connected.  Here are 4 key technology trends that are leading the way towards safer work zones now and in the future. 1. Autonomous Technology TMA trucks are designed to protect everyone […]
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TMA Trucks Explained in 2 Minutes

If you’ve worked in highway construction and maintenance, you’re probably familiar with the tools of the trade.  If you’re new to the industry (or just a little rusty), get ready for a crash course in TMA trucks. 1. WHAT IS A TMA TRUCK? TMA stands for Truck Mounted Attenuator.  An […]
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Take Control with the Traffic Control Truck

  What is a Traffic Control Truck? You may think it’s just another construction truck, but this truck is the multi-use powerhouse you need to get the job done right. This truck is used to help direct traffic in order to ensure safety for the public as well as the […]
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7 Things You Need to Know about MASH Testing

Up until recently, attenuators were tested using criteria listed in the National Cooperative Highway Research Program Report 350 (NCHRP 350), “Recommended Procedures for the Safety Performance Evaluation of Highway Features”.  In 2016, a plan to replace these testing criteria and guidelines was set in place when the Association of State […]
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See the BLADE TMA Truck at Upcoming Trade Shows in 2019!

Each year as a company, Royal attends the industry’s largest trade shows and expos in the country in order to provide valuable information and news to a national audience.  At many of the upcoming shows within the next few months, we will be featuring an entirely new product on our […]

Is Your Stake Body Truck Built to Best Suit Your Needs?

The stake body truck can be one of the most versatile trucks in your fleet, carrying all the equipment you would need for your company’s operations.  Are you getting the most out of your stake truck, though? Read on to learn about several features you should consider looking for in […]
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4 Things You Need to Consider When Purchasing a Dump Truck

Purchasing a dump truck is not as easy as just going to the lot and picking the first one you see.  When looking to purchase a dump truck there are several things you need to consider to ensure that the truck you choose will fit your company’s needs. Besides price, […]

3 Benefits of Having a Side Lift Gate on your Truck

When thinking about the build of a TMA truck, side lift gates are not something that is normally thought of as being a crucial element.  So why would you want a side lift gate on your TMA truck?  Here are the 3 main reasons why having a side lift gate […]
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