Dakota County plow driver survey
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Question 2008 Response (Yes) 2010 Response (Yes) +/- percentage change
I minimize the use of deicers during a snow storm 60% 96% +36%
During calibration I have set the computer speedometer to match my trucks speedometer. 40% 73% +33%
I use an application rate chart to determine the amount of salt/sand to apply 35% 76% +41%
I avoid using road salt when pavement temperature is below 15 degrees F 27% 88% +60%
I document my winter maintenance actions 73% 69% -4%
The policy encourages plowing before two inches of snow accumulation 92% 84% -8%
Equipment is calibrated for each type of deicing material used 92% 88% -4%
I have ground-speed controlled sanders-the auger is installed and working 84% 77% -7%
I plow before applying deicers to minimize the dilution of the chemical 96% 92% -4%
I avoid salt/sand mixes 72% 68% -4%

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