Snowplow Simulator Training (Elko)

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Train your snowfighters to be safe, efficient and prepared before it snows! L3Harris’s simulator will be visiting and is available for 2-hour sessions using state-of-the-art technology. Topics include:

  • Understanding the definition of Decision Based Driving.
  • Familiarization with the driving simulator.
  • Understanding what affects our decision making process.
  • The positive effects of good decision making, along with Crash Statistics.
  • Understanding the acronym SMART as a basis for Decision Based Driving.
  • Improving hazard awareness levels by using proper scanning/searching techniques while plowing the road.
  • Identifying and properly assessing hazards.
  • Understanding the effects of changing vehicle dynamics while plowing safely.
  • Understanding proactive vs. reactive driving.
  • Utilizing alternate driving strategies (Speed/Space management).
  • Expecting the unexpected: possible white outs.
  • Completing the computer based training covering Safe Plowing.
  • Demonstrating competency in decision driving by successfully showing improvements with the PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER final drive.


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