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    TIME Coalition Goals Survey

        At the August 2014 meeting, the short and long term goals of the Coalition were discussed.  It was recommended that those goals be ranked in the level of their priority to Coalition member organizations. Please complete this survey by January 23.  To take the survey please click  here

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    Driver Charged with Felony Homicide in Death of Tow Truck Driver

    The man accused of hitting and killing tow truck operator Nathan Walsh has been charged with felony homicide. Online court records show 50-year-old Steven E. Dolan of La Crosse was charged November 20 with Homicide by Negligent Operation/Vehicle after the incident occurred on October 20. Dolan is due in Jackson County court December 8 for […]

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    Caught on Tape: Close Call for Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper

    Both the Wisconsin State Patrol and the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office had cruisers struck by passing vehicles while teaming up to crack down on drivers violating the Move Over Law. Both crashes happened on slippery stretches of US 41 on Sunday, November 16. A State Patrol cruiser getting sideswiped was caught on dashcam. Video of the […]

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    WI TIME Program’s FHWA Rating Improves

    The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has reviewed the Wisconsin TIME Program’s 2014 Self-Assessment, and scored the program at 85.3% – 12 points higher than 2013. Wisconsin’s score is currently significantly higher than the national average of 83.9%. However, programs across the country are showing continuous progress in safely and effectively dealing with traffic incidents.  In […]

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    New Allstate PSA Raises Awareness of Move Over Laws and Tow Truck Drivers

    At least one tow truck driver is killed every week by drivers not moving over and slowing down. To raise awareness of the issues, a new Move Over Slow Down Public Service Announcement (PSA) video has been released as part of the Provider Safety Advocacy campaign from Allstate Roadside Services and the International Towing and Recovery […]

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    Wisconsin Tow Truck Operator Struck and Killed on I-94

    The TIME Program would like to extend our deepest sympathies to all of the family and friends of Nate Walsh, Operations Manager for Jerry’s Towing in Roberts and former owner of Loft Towing in Osseo. Nate was tragically killed on Monday, October 20 while assisting a motorist along I-94 near Osseo. His loss to his […]

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    Wisconsin State Patrol presents awards for heroism and exceptional service

    Governor Scott Walker presented Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Division of State Patrol awards on October 6 to individuals who demonstrated exemplary service and courageous actions, including saving lives. At the awards ceremony at the State Capitol in Madison, State Patrol Superintendent Stephen Fitzgerald said, “Our agency celebrated its 75th anniversary on September 1. And […]

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    NHTSA Offers Marketing Tools to Assist Local Halloween Drunk Driving Campaigns

    The scariest part of Halloween isn’t the spooky costumes and scary pranks; it’s alcohol-impaired drivers. In 2012 alone, 26 people were killed in drunk-driving crashes on Halloween night. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted marketing tools on its website to assist in Halloween 2014 drunk driving enforcement campaigns. The tools include: banner ads, talking points, […]

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    Wisconsin TIME Coalition Adds Two New Members

    The Wisconsin TIME Coalition is proud to welcome two new coalition members. The WI Coroners and Medical Examiners Association (WCMEA) and the WI Air Medical Council were formally added as partners during a signing ceremony ahead of the 40th Annual Governor’s Conference on Highway Safety in Green Bay on August 26, 2014. WI Coroners and […]

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    TIME Program Award Winners Announced at 40th Annual Governor’s Conference on Highway Safety

    The winners of the annual TIME Program Awards were announced on August 27, 2014 at the the 40th Annual Governor’s Conference on Highway Safety. TIME Program Manager Dave Spakowicz and Statewide TIM Engineer Marquis Young presented the awards during a ceremony. Awards were handed out in two categories: Innovation and Outstanding Achievement. 2014 Innovation Award […]

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    Wisconsin TIME Program Featured in “Innovator” Magazine

    FHWA’s July/August edition of Innovator highlights Wisconsin’s TIME Program as an example of best practices in the field of traffic incident management. The magazine highlights the TIME Program’s statewide training for first responders, the Statewide Traffic Operation Center’s (STOC) role in traffic incident management , and the Emergency Traffic Control and Scene Management Guidelines as a […]

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    40th Annual Governor’s Conference on Highway Safety – There’s Still Time to Register!

    There is still time to register for the 40th Annual Governor’s Conference on Highway Safety. It will take place on August 27 and 28 in Green Bay, with free pre-conference training sessions offered on August 26. This year’s theme is “Takin’ It to the Streets,” highlighting the grassroots efforts and community involvement that are essential […]

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    Nearly 10 Years In Prison for DUI Driver Who Hit Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Squad Car

    The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that a Milwaukee drunken driver was sentenced to 9 1/2 years in prison after he led sheriff’s deputies on a chase that ended in a crash. Read the full article here. Dashcam video released by the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s office shows a high-speed chase in October involving a drunken-driving suspect […]

  • WisDOT Releases State Patrol 75th Anniversary Commemorative Video

    The Wisconsin Legislature created a small agency on September 1, 1939, that would grow and evolve into the Wisconsin State Patrol. This video highlights significant changes in the State Patrol during its 75-year history. Learn more about the State Patrol online at http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/statepatrol/. Special music credits: “Honor the Fallen” by Matt Wetmore “Americana” by Kevin MacLeod […]

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    Maryland Move Over Law to Include Tow Trucks

    Maryland State Police are continuing efforts to educate motorists and enforce the state’s ‘move over’ law, with a focused initiative that resulted in thousands of traffic stops in June. It’s ahead of a change in the law that will add tow service operators to the list of scene responders that police want drivers to be […]

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    Federal Highway Administration Recognizes National Fire Academy For Safety Training

    First Responders Taught Cutting-Edge Safety Techniques for Highway Emergencies WASHINGTON – Officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today recognized the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy with a plaque honoring its inaugural class of first responders to complete FHWA’s new “Traffic Incident Management” (TIM) train-the-trainers course in Emmitsburg, Md. “Safety […]

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    Wanted – TIME Award Nominees!

    Do you know someone who is dedicated to promoting Traffic Incident Management (TIM)? If so, let us know. The WisDOT TIME Program is looking for nominees to receive recognition for their dedication to improving responder safety, quick clearance and interoperable communications.   Every August at the Governor’s Conference on Highway Safety, the TIME Program honors […]

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    Registration Open for 40th Annual Governor’s Conference on Highway Safety

    TIME – Governor’s Conference on Highway Safety Aug. 27-28, 2014 – 40th Annual Governor’s Conference on Highway Safety “Takin’ it to the Streets” This year’s theme is “Takin’ It to the Streets,” focusing on changing the public’s perception of traffic safety in their lives and communities. Pre-conference training August 26 Online registration is now open […]

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    National “Move Over” Public Awareness Campaign

    A new partnership between traffic safety and law enforcement is trying to lessen dangers to law enforcement and bring the traffic safety issues to light in June for National Move Over Awareness Month. “Move Over, America” is a nationwide public awareness campaign to protect emergency personnel along U.S. roadsides. According to the National Law Enforcement […]

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    TxDOT Hosts Distracted Driving Summit

    AUSTIN — Corporate executives, small business owners and state officials joined the Texas Department of Transportation June 17 to consider solutions for reducing driver distractions. Distracted driving crashes accounted for 17 percent of the total crash-related economic loss and cost the nation $46 billion in 2010, an average cost of $148 for every person in the […]

Contact

timeprogram@dot.wi.gov

Dave Spakowicz

TIME Program Manager
Office: 414-227-3245 3729
Cell:     414-406-0349
Fax:     414-227-2164
David.Spakowicz@dot.wi.gov

Marquis Young

Statewide Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Engineer
Office: 414-227-2157
Cell: 414-550-3609
Fax:     414-227-2164
Marquis.Young@dot.wi.gov

Dennis Drazkowski

Emergency Transportation Operations (ETO) Program Manager
Office: 414-227-2703
Cell: 414-651-9701
Fax:     414-227-2164
Dennis.Drazkowski@dot.wi.gov

Wisconsin Statewide Traffic Operations Center (STOC)

433 W. St. Paul Ave., Suite 300
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Front Desk: (414) 227-2166

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TIME Coalition Goals Survey

    At the August 2014 meeting, the short and long term goals of the Coalition were discussed.  It was recommended that those goals be ranked in the level of their priority to Coalition member organizations. Please complete this survey by January 23.  To take the survey please click  here

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Driver Charged with Felony Homicide in Death of Tow Truck Driver

The man accused of hitting and killing tow truck operator Nathan Walsh has been charged with felony homicide. Online court records show 50-year-old Steven E. Dolan of La Crosse was charged November 20 with Homicide by Negligent Operation/Vehicle after the incident occurred on October 20. Dolan is due in Jackson County court December 8 for […]

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Caught on Tape: Close Call for Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper

Both the Wisconsin State Patrol and the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office had cruisers struck by passing vehicles while teaming up to crack down on drivers violating the Move Over Law. Both crashes happened on slippery stretches of US 41 on Sunday, November 16. A State Patrol cruiser getting sideswiped was caught on dashcam. Video of the […]

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