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Session 14: Push/Pull/Drag

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Session 14: Push/Pull/Drag Methods

On December 4, 2019, and NOCoE hosted its fourteenth Safety Service Patrol (SSP) Idea-Sharing Network Session with the assistance of its steering committee. The session focused on Push/Pull/Drag Methods for moving vehicles from travel lanes and the right of way. It was moderated by John McClellan, Freeway Operations Supervisor for the Minnesota DOT and included presentations from guest speakers: Keith David, Rapid Response Team Leader for the Colorado DOT; Scott Yinger, Deputy Director for CHART Operations for the Maryland DOT State Highway Administration; John M. Sullivan, Highway Response Supervisor 1 for Tennessee DOT; Eric Hemphill, Director of Traffic and Incident Management for the North Texas Tollway Authority; and Jeff Phillips, Assistant Manager for the Georgia DOT HERO Unit. The presentations from each of these speakers are available to download below:

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Session Agenda
Keith David (CDOT) Presentation
Scott Yinger (MDOT) Presentation
John M. Sullivan (TDOT) Presentation
Eric Hemphill (NTTA) Presentation
Jeff Phillips (GDOT) Presentation

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