Safety is Everyone's ResponsibilityThis webinar will explore the crucial role of law enforcement in ensuring safety and efficiency within work zones. Attendees will delve into best practices and strategies employed by law enforcement officers to manage traffic, reduce crashes, and enhance overall work zone safety. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the vital functions law enforcement performs in these high-risk environments.

Attendees will see how effective law enforcement presence can significantly impact the success of work zone operations. The session will highlight both common challenges and innovative solutions, offering practical advice that can be immediately implemented in the field. This webinar is ideal for law enforcement personnel, highway contractors, local agencies, and all stakeholders involved in highway work zone projects.

Key topics include:

  • Objectives of Law Enforcement Presence in Work Zones
  • Differentiating the Roles of Speed and Traffic Control Officers
  • Common Pitfalls and Solutions in Work Zone Enforcement
  • Understanding the Components and Layout of a Highway Work Zone
  • Strategic Placement and Responsibilities of Officers within Work Zones
  • Essential Reminders for Maintaining Safety and Compliance

This training is provided at no cost and will award a certificate to those fully attending and completing the session. Professional Development Hours will be provided to those that request these during registration. A total of 1.0 PDH can be earned for fully attending this training.


Larry HagenLarry Hagen, P.E., PTOE, RSP is the owner of Hagen Consulting Services, LLC. He has worked in the public sector, the private sector, and academia. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and a former board member of the Florida Section of ITE, serving as President in 2002. He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida and Georgia, and is a certified Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) and a certified Road Safety Professional (RSP). He has over 30 years of experience doing transportation engineering work throughout the state of Florida.

Law Enforcement Best Practices in Highway Work Zones

: Wednesday, July 10, 2024

TIME: 10:00 to 11:00 AM (ET)