VIDEO: West Virginia Latest to Join National Movement Protecting Sanitation Workers

Slow Down to Get Around legislation now passed in five states
Aug 22, 2014 4:40 PM ET

Video from the ceremonial bill-signing in Martinsburg, West Virginia, of "Slow Down to Get Around" legislation encouraging safer driving around sanitation trucks. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin made West Virginia the fifth state in the U.S. to pass some form of law protecting waste and recycling vehicle operators on the job.

About The National Waste & Recycling Association
The National Waste & Recycling Association is the trade association representing for-profit waste and recycling companies doing business in the United States. Association members operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Our members consist of large publicly-traded companies and both small and large privately-owned companies, all of which support the organization’s mission to be:

The leading organization providing leadership, advocacy, research, education and safety expertise to promote the North American waste and recycling industries, serve as their voice and create a climate where members prosper and provide safe, economically sustainable and environmentally sound services.