They do an essential job keeping our roads safe but their own safety has been called into question.
Over the last three years two engineers have been killed while working on the roads here in the south. Now new technology is being brought in to protect them.
Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to John McNiffe, project manager of the Handcross widening scheme. This report also contains an excerpt from the Highways Agency advertising campaign.
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