TIC Videos

We are currently in the process of restructuring our video lending library.  We hope to be back online by October 1st with a new video lending library system. Please email us at tic@epd.wisc.edu with questions about the video collection or rental requests.

Our TIC videos catalog is available for loan to Wisconsin local governments, highway agencies and others involved in Wisconsin street and highway transportation. TIC does NOT loan videos outside of Wisconsin nor does it sell videos. Our videos are loaned (in Wisconsin only) to local governments, highway agencies and others directly involved in street and highway transportation.

Videos can be used for:

  • Training
  • Presentation to government bodies
  • Program development
  • Other needs regarding managing and maintaining the highway, road and street system

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Bridge Inspection and Maintenance
Catalog Number: 17815
Copyright: 1995
Author: Ontario Ministry of Transportation
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 36 minutes
This is an excellent video for learning some fundamentals of bridge inspection. It discusses types of bridges, bridge components, safety practices, routine inspection and tests required. It recommends maintenance practices to reduce deterioration. Recommended viewing for all personnel involved in highway and bridge maintenance as well as inspection.
Bridge Maintenance for Local Road Crews
Catalog Number: 18524
Copyright: 1994
Author: Vermont Local Roads
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 14 minutes
Reviews maintenance practices for bridges on low volume local roads. Includes discussion of bridges on gravel roads.
Concrete Bridge Deck Repairs
Catalog Number: 16364
Copyright: 1985
Author: International Road Federation (IRF)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 18 minutes
This video provides information and procedures for repairing concrete bridge decks with partial or full depth repairs. It demonstrates procedures for preparing the deteriorated deck, and shows methods for forming. This film has good information and shows the necessary labor, time and equipment to do such work. It could also provide good guidance as to what to expect from the contractor.
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Basic Principles for Proper Installation of Corrugated Steel Drainage Structures
Catalog Number: 18551
Copyright: 2002
Author: National Corrugated Steel Pipe Association
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 21 minutes
This industry video covers steel pipe installation. Includes excavation, preparation, handling, assembly and backfilling. Good example of safe and effective installation. Helpful for general audience or field crews.
Culvert Pipe Placement
Catalog Number: 18327
Copyright: 1989
Author: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 9 minutes
Video demonstrates good practice for installing highway culverts.
Ditch Maintenance
Catalog Number: 16657
Copyright: 1989
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 17 minutes
The importance of good, well-maintained ditches is highlighted in this video. It discusses the need for proper drainage and then gets into two methods that can be used for cleaning out ditches depending upon the situation. It also stresses the importance of cleaning out culverts and inlets as an important part of ditch maintenance.
Drainage Pipe Installation
Catalog Number: 18667
Author: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 18 minutes
Video reviews the basics and details of proper culvert installation. Steps for planning the installation are covered. Details and examples of excavating, removing, placing and backfilling culverts are shown. The benefits of good compaction are demonstrated. Intended for field crews.
Introduction to Modern Sewer Design
Catalog Number: 18555
Copyright: 1997
Author: National Corrugated Steel Pipe Association
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 23 minutes
A review of the sewer pipe design manual. Covers types, planning, hydraulics, structural design and rehab. Intended for engineers.
Selecting Snow & Ice Control Materials to Mitigate Enviromental Impacts
Catalog Number: 19135
Copyright: 2009
Author: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
Language(s): English
Format: CD
Length: self-paced minutes
Interactive learning about environmental and infrastructure impacts of winter maintenance materials and discussion of minter maintenance material selection approaches. Part of the AASHTO Winter Roadway Maintenance Computer-based Training Series.
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Best Environment Practices for Fleet Maintenance: Profit Through Prevention
Catalog Number: 18588
Copyright: 1999
Author: United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 35 minutes
Details practical procedures that can be used to reduce waste generation and save money in fleet maintenance operations. Provides information on water-based parts cleaning, brake cleaning, oil analysis, increased oil change intervals, reusable filters and best practices for housekeeping in vehicle maintenance facilities. Includes examples of these practices in municipal fleets with information on cost savings. The "Pollution Prevention Toolkit", a series of related fact sheets, is also included.
Bridgestone Winter Driving School: Modern Winter Driving Techniques
Catalog Number: 18789
Copyright: 2002
Author: Bridgestone
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 20 minutes
Winter road driving techniques are the focus of this video, which includes a demonstration of automobile handling on a driving test track. It also covers preparation, tires, steering, braking and trajectory.
Chain Saw Safety, Maintenance & Operation (Stihl)
Catalog Number: 18917
Copyright: 2006
Author: Stihl Incorporated
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 63 minutes
Gain detailed information on chain saw features, maintenance, saw chain sharpening, protective apparel and proper chain saw operation. The DVD format divides the topics into five chapters that can be easily accessed for shorter training sessions focused on a particular topic. Content is suitable for employees responsible for chain saw operation or maintenance.
Chain Saw Safety, Maintenance, and Operations
Catalog Number: 18115
Copyright: 1996
Author: Forest and Industry Safety and Training Alliance (FISTA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 19 minutes
Demonstrates chain saw maintenance, proper use of protective equipment, and felling, limbing, bucking, and topping techniques.
Chainsaw Safety
Catalog Number: 18552
Copyright: 1994
Author: Long Island Productions
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 21 minutes
This video demonstrates common chainsaw safety problems such as starting, fueling, kickback, buddy system, limbing, pruning, preventive maintenance, and personal protective equipment. Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, safety officers, and crews.
Chainsaw Safety
Catalog Number: 19025
Copyright: 1999
Author: Wumbus Corporation
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 13 minutes
Practical tips make this a good introduction to the basics of chainsaw safety for the new employee. It can also serve as a check for the self-taught user and a review for the old hand.
Chainsaw Safety Basics: An Expert's Perspective
Catalog Number: 19110
Copyright: 2012
Author: American Arborist Supplies, distributed by WUMBUS Corp
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 14 minutes
Safety is the focus for this program on the basics of saw operation and routine maintenance, and typical safety problems. Covers preparing a work plan, use of personal protective equipment, safe fueling, and safe handling of a saw. Essential for new operators and good reminder for experienced tree trimmers and woodcutters.
Commercial Drivers License Video Series
Catalog Number: 16810
Copyright: 1989
Author: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 278 minutes
This video service is presented in three tapes covering the seven sections contained in the "Wisconsin Commercial Driver's Manual". This manual, available from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, should be used in conjunction with the video.
Conveyor Maintenance Safety: Aggregate Operations
Catalog Number: 17973
Copyright: 1993
Author: Video Information System Training Association, Inc. (VISTA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 16 minutes
Emphasizes by demonstration the step-by-step shutdown, lock out and tag out of a conveyor. It also reviews other proper procedures for a safety maintenance and start-up of conveyor
Crafco Tar Kettle
Catalog Number: 17901
Copyright: 1992
Author: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 17 minutes
Presents preoperational and operational procedures of this tar kettle. It emphasizes safe practices.
Daily Maintenance of Light Vehicles
Catalog Number: 16336
Copyright: 1985
Author: International Road Federation (IRF)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 18 minutes
This video is a very basic presentation of preventative and daily maintenance of light-duty trucks. It consists of four separate periods of maintenance: pre-startup, startup, operational, and shutdown.
Defensive Driving: When Good Weather Goes Bad
Catalog Number: 19026
Copyright: 2008
Author: Wumbus Corporation
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 19 minutes
This video provides a good review of driving in bad weather with an emphasis on the hazards in heavy rainstorms, including hydroplaning, poor visibility and flooding. Snow, ice, wind, and fog conditions are also covered, along with tips on tire safety and the safe-following rule.
Drive Safe!
Catalog Number: 19011
Copyright: 2008
Author: Public Risk Insurance Made Easy (PRIME) - Division of Glatfelter Insurance Group
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 15 minutes
This video provides information on vehicle inspection, driver alertness, defensive driving and safe vehicle backing. The video is focused on municipal operations, with video examples showing driving examples with municipal pickup trucks. The video is useful for new driver training or as a current driver refresher for drivers of cars and light trucks.
Driving Snow: The Keys to Winter Driving
Catalog Number: 18270
Copyright: 1993
Author: Savafilm
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 15 minutes
Good reminder of the basics of winter driving. Intended for auto drivers with limited experience. Nice scenes of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Equipment Maintenance
Catalog Number: 19132
Copyright: 2009
Author: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
Language(s): English
Format: CD
Length: self-paced minutes
Interactive learning about winter maintenance equipment types, equipment preparation, and equipment maintenance. Part of the AASHTO Winter Roadway Maintenance Computer-based Training Series.
Gas Cylinders: Overview
Catalog Number: 18472
Copyright: 2001
Author: Safety Shorts
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 5 minutes
A good review of safety practices in using compressed gas cylinders. Including storage, handling and use of all types of gas cylinders.
Highway Work Zone Safety: (5 of 9) Plant Site Safety
Catalog Number: 18630
Copyright: 1997
Author: Iowa State University, Media Resources Center, Ames, Iowa
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 11 minutes
Shows typical hazards at concrete, asphalt and crushing plants. Advice intended for plant workers, crane or truck operators. Good for new employees or as a refresher. See: Safety - Work Zone for videos 1-2
Highway Work Zone Safety: (8 of 9) Loading, Transporting & Unloading Heavy Equipment
Catalog Number: 18635
Copyright: 1998
Author: Iowa State University, Media Resources Center, Ames, Iowa
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 12 minutes
This video shows hazards and good practice in moving dozers, cranes, excavators and pavers. Loading, chaining and transporting are covered. Good for new employees. See: Safety - Work Zone for videos 1-2
Hot Mix Hazards and Safety
Catalog Number: 19112
Copyright: 2011
Author: American General Contractors (AGC), distributed by WUMBUS Corp
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 12 minutes
Brief comprehensive presentation on how to stay safe in a hot mix hazardous work area. Includes important safety tips and procedures about working with hazardous hot-mix material near traffic and heavy equipment. Valuable safety lesson for crews involved in paving, sealcoat, and patching work, and their supervisors.
Make Winter Driving Safer
Catalog Number: 16404
Author: Countryman Klang, Inc. for American Automobile Association (AAA) Foundation for Traffic Safety
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 13 minutes
This video provides basic tips for winter driving. This includes the area of preparing your automobile and equipping it properly for adverse conditions and unexpected stalls. It also includes tips for driving on ice and snow.
Motorgrader Operation
Catalog Number: 16337
Copyright: 1985
Author: Nebraska Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 72 minutes
The video covers the use of graders in road maintenance, construction, winter snow and ice removal. It also features some preventative maintenance (daily checks). It discusses the different types of graders available and their setup in terms of power train and automation. It also covers operation for the various applications.
On Again, Off Again: A Guide to Mounting and Dismounting Heavy Equipment
Catalog Number: 18670
Copyright: 2003
Author: Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 18 minutes
A good review of the basic safety rules. Includes 8 steps for safe mounting of equipment. A few new ideas presented with humor. Useful for all equipment operators.
Paving for Quality: It's Up to You!
Catalog Number: 18526
Copyright: 2000
Author: National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 30 minutes
Paving Practices (10 minutes) Paver Operation (10 minutes) Roller Operation (10 minutes) Each segment respectively discusses responsibilities of members of a paving crew, paver operation and roller operation. A good introduction for paving crew workers emphasizing techniques for good ride quality.
Pre-Trip Inspection: A Circle of Safety
Catalog Number: 19027
Copyright: 2008
Author: Wumbus Corporation
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 14 minutes
This is a comprehensive review of all of the inspection points a driver should cover in his/her pre-trip walk around. Agencies may want to compare their pre-trip checklist with the points in the video.
Problems Associated with Gravel Roads
Catalog Number: 17819
Copyright: 1995
Author: Local Transportation Assistance Program (LTAP) Clearinghouse
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 55 minutes
Part One: Environment and Materials Part Two: Problems, Causes, Prevention, Correction, Corrugation, Loss of Material, Rutting Part Three: Maintenance Equipment and Technique. Recommended viewing for maintenance superintendents, pavement engineers, public works directors, inspection foremen and elected officials.
Proper Operations of Leaf Blowers: (English)
Catalog Number: 19127
Copyright: 2000
Author: Portable Power Equipment Manufacturers Association
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 20 minutes
Provides comprehensive training on operation of leaf blowers and discusses maintenance, refueling and personal protective equipment needed for safe leaf blower operation.
Proper Operations of Leaf Blowers: (Spanish)
Catalog Number: 19128
Copyright: 2000
Author: Portable Power Equipment Manufacturers Association
Language(s): Spanish
Format: DVD
Length: 20 minutes
Provides comprehensive training on operation of leaf blowers and discusses maintenance, refueling and personal protective equipment needed for safe leaf blower operation.
Proper Plowing Techniques
Catalog Number: 19134
Copyright: 2009
Author: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
Language(s): English
Format: CD
Length: self-paced minutes
Interactive learning about snow plowing procedures and techniques. Part of the AASHTO Winter Roadway maintenance Computer-based Training Series.
Rigging and Lifting with Mobile Construction Equipment
Catalog Number: 18099
Copyright: 1997
Author: Video Information System Training Association, Inc. (VISTA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 28 minutes
This video is designed to provide easy-to-follow advice on correct rigging and handling of unusual loads with mobile construction equipment.
Safety Around Conveyors
Catalog Number: 17972
Copyright: 1993
Author: Video Information System Training Association, Inc. (VISTA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 13 minutes
Discusses the safety features of operating conveyors and the danger areas. It emphasizes the importance of properly outfitting the conveyor for specific application.
The Safe Operation of Commercial Lawn Mowers
Catalog Number: 19113
Copyright: 2010
Author: Wumbus Corporation
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 13 minutes
Fast-paced program presents basic safety procedures for fueling, use of guards, personal protective equipment, planning a mowing operation and policing the mowing area. Includes a list of best practices for mowing on slopes and effective equipment maintenance. Useful training for both new and experienced mower operators.
Transport Trailer Safety
Catalog Number: 17717
Copyright: 1995
Author: Video Information System Training Association, Inc. (VISTA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 15 minutes
Provides information on: safely securing and transporting several types of equipment on different style trailers; correct loading and unloading procedures both on and off paved road; how to transport in city, country and interstate highway situations; and safety tips that will please your insurance carrier.
Tree Trimming Safety
Catalog Number: 19028
Copyright: 1999
Author: Wumbus Corporation
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 20 minutes
Viewers will receive a thorough safety review of tree trimming equipment including chainsaws, ropes, belts, climbing gear, ladders, pole saws, aerial trucks, chippers, and personal protective gear. The video also reviews safety procedures, crew size, and operation planning for trimming, felling, and bucking near electric lines, buildings, and the public.
Winter Maintenance Management
Catalog Number: 19136
Copyright: 2009
Author: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
Language(s): English
Format: CD
Length: self-paced minutes
Interactive learning on Snow and Ice Operational Plans, Levels of Service, Operational Methods, Material Management, Budgeting and Staffing. Part of the AASHTO Winter Roadway Maintenance Computer-based Training Series.
WSI: Groundskeeping Safety
Catalog Number: 19114
Copyright: 2011
Author: Wumbus Corporation
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 19 minutes
Viewers follow two Workplace Safety Investigators (WSIs) as they look for causes behind a rash of workplace accidents experienced during field operations in a parks and recreation maintenance department. Good opportunity for supervisors and crew leaders to learn from the approach these professionals take and their findings.
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Asphalt Chip Seals
Catalog Number: 16656
Copyright: 1989
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 22 minutes
Equipment operation and application of materials are discussed in detail. Each step of the operation is reviewed to stress the importance of completing each task properly to gain long term benefits. It also discusses various types of materials and aggregates and their proper use for various circumstances. Good pointers are given in areas that would be ineffectively sealed because of their extended deterioration.
Base and Subbase Repair
Catalog Number: 16356
Copyright: 1985
Author: International Road Federation (IRF)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 16 minutes
The video demonstrates good procedures used in repairing base and subbase failures due to excessive moisture. It covers extensive repairs and rebuilding for long life.
Chip Seal Application
Catalog Number: 17820
Author: Local Transportation Assistance Program (LTAP) Clearinghouse
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 40 minutes
Part One: Preliminary concerns, materials, equipment, surface preparation, weather requirements, application rates. Part Two: Chip seal procedures, binder application, chip spreading and roller application, joint construction, brooming, opening to traffic. Part Three: Problems and pitfalls. Recommended viewing for maintenance superintendents, pavement engineers, public works directors, inspection foremen and elected officials.
Common Maintenance Problems and Causes
Catalog Number: 16360
Copyright: 1985
Author: International Road Federation (IRF)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 21 minutes
This video is a broad overview of the causes of problems on the street and road systems. It discusses the source of failures in asphalt pavements, Portland cement concrete pavements and surface treatment roads. It deals with gravel roads, shoulders both paved and unpaved, drainage problems, and presents typical causes of these problems. It's a good basic training for new maintenance personnel.
Deicing
Catalog Number: 19131
Copyright: 2009
Author: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
Language(s): English
Format: CD
Length: self-paced minutes
Interactive learning about deicing material selection, ordering, handling, storage and application. Part of the AASHTO Winter Roadway Maintenance Computer-based Training Series.
Guidelines for Spring Highway Use Restrictions
Catalog Number: 16354
Copyright: 1986
Author: University of Washington
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 6 minutes
This video is useful for local officials and those people with the responsibility of establishing load limits on their roads and streets during the spring snow melt and thaw. It has some generally good ideas but care must be used in developing a specific highway use program. It does provide good backup material to defend actions taken by local officials.
Maintaining Asphalt Roads: (Blade Patching)
Catalog Number: 17432
Author: New Mexico State Highway and Transportation Department
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 11 minutes
A demonstration of patching large areas of damaged or deteriorated asphalt pavement using graders, rollers, brooms and trucks. This is beneficial where the areas are too large for normal hand methods of repair.
Maintenance of Gravel Roads
Catalog Number: 16652
Copyright: 1989
Author: North Carolina State Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 27 minutes
This video provides very good information on the make-up of gravel roads and the important parts that are critical to the proper performance. It discusses the various types of failures in the road and then provides good tips on how to correct these problems through the use of a motor grader. It gives very good tips on the operational techniques and the use of a motor grader for maintaining gravel roads.
Performance Measures for Snow and Ice Control Operations
Catalog Number: 19133
Copyright: 2009
Author: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
Language(s): English
Format: CD
Length: self-paced minutes
Interactive learning about performance measurement for winter maintenance operations. Part of the AASHTO Winter Roadway Maintenance Computer-based Training Series.
Quality Control of Concrete on Site: Four-part Video
Catalog Number: 17726
Copyright: 1994
Author: Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 67 minutes
Parts one and two of this four-part video provide basic quality test information. Parts three and four show more advanced quality testing procedures developed by SHRP in 1992. Part One 14 minutes - This describes the conventional on-site tests for concrete. It describes sampling methods and testing for temperature and slump. Part Two 17 minutes - This part describes test methods for air content, unit weight and how to make cylinders and beams for compression and flexural strength tests. Part Three 13 minutes - This video describes some of the newly developed tests and applications for concrete. In particular, this tape describes testing of delivered concrete for water content and thermal effects evaluation and as-placed concrete for maturity monitoring. Part Four 18 minutes - This video describes three tests for as-placed concrete. It includes: temperature matched curing, pulse velocity testing and nuclear density testing.
Sealcoatting: A Matter of Science and Skill
Catalog Number: 17608
Copyright: 1993
Author: Minnesota Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 16 minutes
The primary objective of this video is to provide maintenance workers with a lesson on how to perform a high quality "chip seal," a sealant composed of an asphalt binder followed by a layer of crushed rock.
Smoothing and Reshaping the Traveled Way
Catalog Number: 18561
Copyright: 2002
Author: USDA Forest Service
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 18 minutes
Covers steps for grading unsurfaced roads. Intended for equipment operators.
Summer Roads Maintenance: Loose Top Roads
Catalog Number: 17795
Copyright: 1992
Author: Ontario Ministry of Transportation
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 37 minutes
This is a complete presentation on maintaining gravel roads. It discusses how to select the right material, types of surface failures, appropriate remedial action, and types of equipment to use and tips for getting maximum benefit.
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A Snowplow Operator's Guide to Snow and Ice Equipment
Catalog Number: 18995
Copyright: 2006
Author: Idaho Technology Transfer Center
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: self-paced minutes
This content discusses snowplow equipment preparation and operation along with snowplowing techniques. It combines short video segments with interactive tests formatted to allow for individual self-paced training on plowing equipment and plowing operations. The video segments are excerpts from the Iowa Department of Transportation Winter Operations Training Series videos #18172 through #18175.
Anti-Icing/RWIS Training
Catalog Number: 18790
Copyright: 2003
Author: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
Language(s): English
Format: CD
Length: self-paced minutes
This interactive CD provides hands-on learning through the computer. It will assist individuals with responsibility for the use of liquid chemicals for anti-icing. Topics focus on understanding weather forecasting, use of forecasts, and application of anti-icing chemicals. The CD, which includes seven lessons, could be completed in one long session or over several days, depending on the schedule of the student. Part of the AASHTO Winter Roadway Maintenance Computer-based Training Series.
Attaching and Using Snow Plows on Motorgraders
Catalog Number: 18171
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) / Local Transportation Assistance Program (LTAP) Clearinghouse
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 15 minutes
Shows plow attachment and safety checks. Good review of basic snow plowing with a wing and Vee plow on a grader. Best for operators with limited experience.
Basics of a Good Road
Catalog Number: 17649
Copyright: 1994
Author: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 15 minutes
An excellent presentation of the Ten Commandments of good road completion. It's a must as a refresher as well as an introduction for new employees.
Blowing Snow Mitigation
Catalog Number: 19130
Copyright: 2009
Author: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Official
Language(s): English
Format: CD
Length: self-paced minutes
Interactive learning on identifying and analyzing blowing snow problem areas and mitigating with Structural Snow Fence, Living Snow Fence and changes in road design details. Part of the AASHTO Winter Roadway Maintenance Computer-based Training Series.
Educational Video Series: Chip Seals, Cold In-Place Recycling, Dust Control, Full Depth Reclamation, Hot In-Place Recycling, Pavement Preservation, Thin Overlays
Catalog Number: 19145
Copyright: 2012
Author: Savemyroad.com / Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Includes 8 video segments providing overviews of asphalt maintenance treatments including chip seal, cold in-place recycling, hot in-place recycling, thin overlay and full depth reclamation.
Effective Asphalt Road Maintenance
Catalog Number: 17256
Copyright: 1992
Author: Transportation Information Center (TIC), Department of Engineering Professional Development (EPD), University of Wisconsin-Madison
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: minutes
June 18, 1992 teleconference topics include effective asphalt pavement patching and crack sealing. Illustrates good practice and emphasizes the need for management commitment to improve performance. Intended for elected officials and managers.
Effective Snow Fences
Catalog Number: 17111
Copyright: 1991
Author: Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 21 minutes
Benefits and key elements of effective snow fences.
Frost Action in Soils
Catalog Number: 16557
Author: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 14 minutes
This video gives a good descriptive and visual account of the reaction of soils to freezing through the use of time-lapse cameras.
Importance of Road Drainage
Catalog Number: 18180
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 19 minutes
Basic overview of the importance of roadway drainage. Includes maintenance techniques for ditches, culverts, storm-sewer and drains. Inspection tips and liability issues are included.
Managing Pavement Edge Drop-offs?:To Improve Safety and Reduce Tort Liability
Catalog Number: 18810
Copyright: 2006
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: CD
Length: self-paced minutes
A compilation of presentations on safety issues, research findings and construction and maintenance practices related to pavement edge drop-offs. Includes the video and presentation materials from the February 11, 2004 ?Managing Pavement Edge Drop-offs? workshop in Atlanta, Georgia and a January 10, 2005 follow-up session in Washington D.C. Material includes video, PowerPoint presentations, and PDF format documents and drawings.
Mechanical Cleaning of Unlined Ditches
Catalog Number: 16361
Copyright: 1984
Author: International Road Federation (IRF)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 20 minutes
This tape defines the four principal features of a ditch and their functions. It then demonstrates two methods of mechanical cleaning of ditches. The first uses a motor grader and the other uses a backhoe. It stresses the importance of reestablishing positive drainage that is critical to prevent sub-base and base failures of the roadway. It is a good training film, excellent for maintenance crews and new members of the work force.
Mower Operation 1 and 2
Catalog Number: 16818
Author: Nebraska Department of Roads
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 29 minutes
Two videos (Video one: 15 min; Video two: 14 min) Part 1 of this video presents the preoperation inspection of the mower and power equipment used in the mower operation. Part 2 discusses the actual operation and good mowing procedures on roadsides and median areas as part of the highway maintenance program.
Plowing Tug Hill 1939
Catalog Number: 17891
Copyright: 1939
Author: Frink America, Inc.
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 24 minutes
A video produced in 1939 on methods used to open a "snow plugged" county road. Serious business at the time...humorous now.
Poisonous Plants
Catalog Number: 18737
Copyright: 1990
Author: Safety and Training Services, San Diego, California
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 8 minutes
This short video shows examples of poisonous ivy, oak and sumac. Tips on identification and treatment are included. Some myths are explained along with ideas for prevention of exposure. The content is good for field personnel.
Pothole Patching
Catalog Number: 16655
Copyright: 1989
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 17 minutes
Critical requirements in successful pothole patching are stressed in this videotape. It provides good recommendations in magnitude of pothole patching that will provide long life. It also points out areas that would not benefit from the typical pothole patching. It stresses the importance of attentiveness to details in completing each task in order to assure proper installation and long-term benefits from the patch.
Pothole Repair in Asphalt Concrete Pavement
Catalog Number: 16345
Copyright: 1985
Author: International Road Federation (IRF)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 13 minutes
This video demonstrates the correct procedures for repairing potholes in asphalt concrete pavement. Although a bit laborious it provides many good pointers to maintenance personnel. It is particularly beneficial to people on the maintenance force who have not had a good training program and also to newly hired personnel.
Pothole Repair in Surface Treatment Pavements
Catalog Number: 16346
Copyright: 1985
Author: International Road Federation (IRF)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 13 minutes
This video gives the eight points to properly repair potholes in a surface treatment (seal coat only) pavement. It's a good basic tape presentation of proper procedures or repairing this type of pavement. This video will help develop a good program and is a good introduction to new personnel.
Preventive Maintenance: Project Selection
Catalog Number: 18332
Copyright: 2000
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 30 minutes
Good overview of the benefits and current techniques used to preserve pavements. Covers initial condition assessment, importance of timing and climate effects. Crack and joint sealing surface seals, functional enhancements and minor rehabilitation for asphalt and concrete pavements are included.
Preventive Maintenance: Protecting Our Pavements
Catalog Number: 18181
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 14 minutes
A national perspective on the use of preventive maintenance. Presents several state approaches and benefits to preserving pavements. Encourages consideration of these techniques at the state and local level.
Reading the Traveled Way
Catalog Number: 18560
Copyright: 2002
Author: USDA Forest Service
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 16 minutes
Shows types of road conditions and problems on gravel and unimproved roads. Covers drainage, rutting, pot hole, and other distress. Practical maintenance and repair methods on forest roads are explained. Intended for road crews.
Recycling Asphalt Surfaces
Catalog Number: 17919
Author: Payne and Dolan, Incorporated
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 13 minutes
This video demonstrates the various steps employed to reconstruct an existing asphalt pavement using the milling/pulverizing methods followed by stabilization of the base course followed by resurfacing.
Replenishing Earth and Gravel Shoulders
Catalog Number: 16351
Copyright: 1985
Author: International Road Federation (IRF)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 19 minutes
This video points out the important features of the properly drained and sloped shoulder. It establishes some controls as to when shoulders require replenishing and regrading. It is a very fundamental training aid for current employees as well as new employees.
Response to Winter
Catalog Number: 17561
Copyright: 1993
Author: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 20 minutes
How Pennsylvania DOT prepares for and responds to winter. It discusses prioritizing of route maintenance, deicing, use of weather services and preparing equipment. It reviews the "do's and don'ts" of controlling the winter snows.
Right-of-Way Mowing Safety
Catalog Number: 17898
Copyright: 1996
Author: Video Information System Training Association, Inc. (VISTA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 23 minutes
A presentation of safety checks and procedures to implement on pre-start, start and operation of tractor mowers used in mowing right-of-way.
Roadside Cross Section
Catalog Number: 16859
Copyright: 1989
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 25 minutes
Presents the critical design criteria for safe front and back slopes on road cross sections and discusses some of the remedial methods for correcting severe cross sections that may be hazardous to errant vehicles. It demonstrates several methods for improving the safety aspects of roadside cross sections.
Roundabouts
Catalog Number: 19129
Copyright: 2002-07
Author: Multiple producers, see description for details
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 51 minutes
A compilation of four videos on one DVD: All About Roundabouts, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, 11:11, Copyright 2007 Roundabouts in Kansas, Kansas Department of Transportation, 10 minutes, Copyright 2004 Driving Modern Roundabouts: Rules of the Road, Washington State Department of Transportation, 10 minutes, Copyright 2002 (Also available separately as video #18918) How Roundabouts Work, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 1:56 These videos provide a good overview of roundabouts, describing how roundabouts improve safety and reduce delay; explaining how to drive through roundabouts; and addressing frequent concerns and question that often come up when a roundabout is proposed. The videos in this compilation can be useful for presentation to officials and the public when roundabouts are proposed or are being opened to traffic.
Sand and Salt Spreader Calibration
Catalog Number: 18928
Copyright: 2006
Author: Baystate Roads Program, Massachusetts Local Technical Assistance Program
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 13 minutes
Viewers will learn about the importance of spreader calibration, procedures for calibration of salt and sand spreaders, and calculations that need to be done to determine proper calibration.
Shoulder Maintenance
Catalog Number: 16654
Copyright: 1989
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 21 minutes
Good information is provided on the types of shoulder maintenance problems that normally exist on a road system and it also points out the importance of grading the shoulders properly and the use of the equipment to perform the task. Local agencies would find good information to adapt to some of their own conditions.
Smoothing and Reshaping of Earth and Gravel Roads
Catalog Number: 16349
Copyright: 1985
Author: International Road Federation (IRF)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 21 minutes
This video is a good basic film that spells out the steps for restoring the quality of a gravel or earth road. The film demonstrates that the restoration of gravel roads can be relatively economical and easy.
Snow and Ice Control
Catalog Number: 17625
Copyright: 2001
Author: Illinois Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 54 minutes
Introduction: Plows and Blades: 10 minutes Shows basic types of plows and their use. Spreaders and Spinners: 8 minutes Covers types and details on controls, hookup, loading and calibration of tailgate spreaders and hopper spreaders. Weather Forecasting and Chemical Application: 8 minutes Explains use of salt and calcium chloride, storage and both dry and liquid applications. Reviews types of weather forecasting tools including DTN and RWIS. Pre-Storm Preparation: 13 minutes Stresses importance of taking care of equipment. Includes preseason check, daily equipment checklist, radio use, dry run and appropriate clothing. Plowing Techniques: 12 minutes Highlights challenges with storm types and safe operating techniques. Includes truck plows, wings, and graders. Final Clean Up: 3 minutes
Snow Plow Driving with Automatic Transmission
Catalog Number: 17349
Copyright: 1982
Author: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 14 minutes
Demonstrates proper driving techniques when using truck equipped with automatic transmission.
Snow Removal
Catalog Number: 16760
Author: Colorado Department of Highways
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 18 minutes
This training tape shows Colorado snow removal operations. Discusses safe operations and importance of snow removal. Good for a background and comparison to your operations. General information with little specifics on policy or materials? use.
Snow Removal Application with Motorgraders
Catalog Number: 18137
Copyright: 1997
Author: Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 21 minutes
Plowing techniques using a CAT H Series motor grader. Covers safety, winging, benching and use of tire chains. Applications including moldboard, V and wing plows. Intended for operators and formen.
Snow Removal Techniques: Plowing Tips from the Pros
Catalog Number: 18097
Copyright: 1997
Author: Video Information System Training Association, Inc. (VISTA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 23 minutes
A good review of plowing techniques developed from years of experience. Covers equipment readiness, personnel preparation and tips on plowing and driving all types of road systems.
Snowfighters: Quiet Patriots
Catalog Number: 16372
Copyright: 1985
Author: Minnesota Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 18 minutes
This video is a good refresher for seasoned snowfighters and new employees. It covers the mission of the maintenance crews priorities, responsibilities, levels of service, emergency routes, school bus routes, etc. Finally, it discusses typical equipment used in winter snow and ice removal programs and briefly interviews veteran operators.
Snowplow Safety
Catalog Number: 17789
Copyright: 1995
Author: National Safety Council
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 23 minutes
Discusses pre-operation vehicle inspection procedures and techniques for safe operation of the vehicle in a wide variety of situations. A must for plow operations and supervisory personnel.
Snowplow Safety: Parking Lots
Catalog Number: 18096
Copyright: 1996
Author: National Safety Council and FLI Learning Systems, Incorporated
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 19 minutes
A presentation of seven topics: pre-season site preparation, equipment inspection, scanning for hazards, clearing entrances and exits, working with other snow removal equipment, where to locate plowed snow, special considerations for plowing 24-hour operations.
Tire Chains: How to Install and Use Them
Catalog Number: 18775
Copyright: 2000
Author: U.S. Army Cold Regions Research & Engineering Laboratory (CRREL)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 20 minutes
Two-part video: The first 15-minute segment covers snowplowing with a Humvee truck. Following a short blank section, there is a 5-minute segment on installation and use of tire chains. Providing basic information including good installation details, the video is intended for equipment operators.
Utility Cuts in Paved Roads: Parts 1 and 2
Catalog Number: 18003
Author: Local Transportation Assistance Program (LTAP) Clearinghouse
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 41 minutes
A two-part video that presents recommended procedures for completing utility cuts from initial planning through final clean up.
Weather Forecasting Applied to Winter Road Maintenance Service
Catalog Number: 17360
Author: Glen Speich Production
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 20 minutes
Discusses the Wisconsin Winter Weather Services and its benefits as experienced by Marathon County.
Wetting Rock Salt with Liquidow
Catalog Number: 16679
Copyright: 1989
Author: Dow Chemical Company
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 20 minutes
A presentation that cites the benefits of wetting rock salt with liquid calcium chloride. Compares effectiveness of using treated rock salt and untreated rock salt. Demonstrates optional equipment available for wetting rock salt. It also provides a cost effective analysis of rock salt versus treated rock salt.
Winter Operations Training Series, Programs 1-4
Catalog Number: 18993
Copyright: 1997
Author: Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 80 minutes
The four programs include Introduction to Winter Operations, Pre-Season Preparation, Equipment Operation, and Plowing Techniques. The programs are also available individually in VHS format. See #18172, #18173, #18174 and #18175 for VHS format and additional information.
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Carelessness
Catalog Number: 17359
Copyright: 1991
Author: Talus Resources
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 6 minutes
Stresses the need for concentration and following the rules no matter how simple or routine the task.
Concrete Bridge Railings, The Modified Thrie Beam Guardrails, Cable Guardrails
Catalog Number: 17542
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 35 minutes
Three videos in one, relating to bridge and guardrail testing and use: Concrete Bridge Railings (14 min.) presents crash testing details for three types of concrete bridge railings; The Modified Thrie Beam Guardrail (9 min.) demonstrates the need for thrie beam guardrail to protect trucks and buses; Cable Guardrails (12 min.) shows the benefits and use of cable guardrail systems.
Guardrail Installation and Repair
Catalog Number: 16716
Copyright: 1989
Author: Northwest Technology Transfer Center and Alaska Technology Transfer Program
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 20 minutes
A detailed presentation on proper installation and maintenance of guardrails. It stresses the importance of proper fastenings, critical dimension and end treatments.
Heat Stress: Real Accidents, Real Stories
Catalog Number: 19111
Copyright: 2011
Author: Wumbus Corporation
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 15 minutes
Program uses stories about a city paving crew and workers in a foundry to demonstrate how to deal with and prevent the medical condition called heat stress, fatal for 20 percent of people who experience it. Program includes life-saving information about how to recognize symptoms and act quickly to save lives. Good review for supervisors and old hands, but essential for new workers.
Highway Work Zone Safety: (1 of 9) Traffic Control Safety
Catalog Number: 18626
Copyright: 1997
Author: Iowa State University, Media Resources Center, Ames, Iowa
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 11 minutes
Examples of good practice in setting up traffic control on highway construction and maintenance zones. Basic ideas and sound safety procedures for highway workers and supervisors. See: Safety - Equipment for videos 3-9
Highway Work Zone Safety: (9 of 9) Surveying Safety
Catalog Number: 18636
Copyright: 1998
Author: Iowa State University, Media Resources Center, Ames, Iowa
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 17 minutes
This video describes typical hazards faced by surveyors. Includes information on personal equipment, being alert, traffic control, natural hazards and hand tools. Good for new employees. See: Safety - Work Zone for videos 1-2
Safety Training for Repair Technicians
Catalog Number: 17899
Copyright: 1996
Author: Video Information System Training Association, Inc. (VISTA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 21 minutes
This video stresses the need for individuals to employ safe practices in their work. It stresses the importance of use of proper personnel safety and protection devices and procedures to eliminate eye, hand and back injuries. It also presents some good general safety practices.
Sign Maintenance and Installation
Catalog Number: 17821
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 27 minutes
Presents procedures to track and prioritize sign maintenance, traffic control devices and proper use, and field operation equipment tools and proper placement of signs.
Tractor Accidents: It's Not Gonna Happen to Me
Catalog Number: 17087
Author: California Polytechnic State University, Vocational Education Productions (VEP Video Productions)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 20 minutes
Provides good safety rules when using a tractor: pre-operation check, transportation of tractor and operation. Also discusses how accidents happen.
Traffic Barriers
Catalog Number: 16784
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 47 minutes
A three-part training video on guardrail. Part one is an overview describing the types of barriers and selection based on type of hazard. Part two shows installations of W-Beam wood and steel post guardrail. Lots of practical field details. Part three describes types of end (terminal) treatments. This also has extensive installation details.
Trenching and Shoring Safety
Catalog Number: 18271
Author: Coastal Training Technology
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 18 minutes
Good review of issues related to trench safety. Covers soil identification, competent person, trench slopes, shielding, bracing, ladders, trench air and underground utilities. Intended for field personnel and supervisors.
Working Safely in Cold Weather
Catalog Number: 19029
Copyright: 2007
Author: Wumbus Corporation
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 16 minutes
Good practical information on working in cold weather includes causes of cold stress and its health effects, first aid for hypothermia and frost bite, plus tips on how to protect against cold weather health problems.
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Asphalt Overlay: The Four P's
Catalog Number: 17723
Copyright: 1994
Author: Minnesota Local Road Research Board
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 15 minutes
The video focuses on explaining the philosophy, purpose and benefits of placing an asphalt overlay. It describes the planning, preparation, production and placement. Excellent overview for officials or general public.
Asphalt Paving Inspection
Catalog Number: 17818
Author: Local Transportation Assistance Program (LTAP) Clearinghouse
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 60 minutes
Recommended viewing for maintenance superintendents, pavement engineers, public works directors, inspection foremen and elected officials. Part One: Preliminary responsibilities, document review, coordinating with public, final review, equipment check, traffic control, weather requirements, tack coat application Part Two: Paving operation, mix delivery, placement, compaction, transverse joint construction Part Three: Problems, mix design, paving, compaction
Basic First Aid
Catalog Number: 18324
Copyright: 1994
Author: Long Island Productions
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 12 minutes
Illustrates what to do as a first response in the most common work injuries, such as cuts, burns, sprains, fractures, shock, heat stroke, as well as what to do in case of heart attack, including CPR. Includes printed material to help supervisor or safety official to lead discussion.
Culverts: Not Just Something to Pass Over!
Catalog Number: 19007
Copyright: 2002
Author: University of Wisconsin-Extension
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 20 minutes
Culvert purpose, planning, design and installation are covered. Details on impacts to wildlife, erosion and durability are included. Excellent overview and helpful information for the public and elected officials. Offered in VHS as Catalog #18553.
Endangered Species Act: Build Smart
Catalog Number: 18785
Copyright: 2004
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Coordinated Federal Lands Highway Technology Implementation Program (CTIP), Portland State University
Language(s): English
Format: CD
Length: self-paced minutes
Interactive 2 CD-ROM set provides information on the Endangered Species Act as it applies to highway construction. Case studies and case study projects are included.
Forest Roads and the Environment Series
Catalog Number: 18828
Copyright: 2006
Author: USDA Forest Service
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 116 minutes
This six-part program provides information on rural gravel and dirt road maintenance. The settings are in federal forests, but the basic information is helpful for all rural low-volume roads. Each segment is also available individually ? five in VHS and one in DVD format (see item # following each segment title below). Part 1 ?Forest Roads and the Environment? (#18554) covers the general environmental impact of a road on the surrounding environment ? 18 minutes. Part 2 ?Reading the Traveled Way? (#18560) shows how to understand defects in the traveled way ? 16 minutes. Part 3 ?Reading Beyond the Traveled Way? (#18559) describes problems off the traveled way including erosion and slides ? 17 minutes. Part 4 ?Smoothing and Reshaping the Traveled Way? (#18561) covers road grading techniques ? 18 minutes. Part 5 ?Maintaining the Ditch and Surface Cross Drains? (#18556) shows ditch and culvert maintenance ? 16 minutes. Part 6 ?Dangerous Travelers? (#18818) discusses problems and maintenance of roadside plants ? 26 minutes.
Getting Across-Aquatic Organisms and Road-stream Crossings: (1 of 2) A Brief Introduction
Catalog Number: 18665
Copyright: 2003
Author: USDA Forest Service
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 6 minutes
Brief introduction of the impact of road culverts in stream habitat. Provides awareness of the issue and problems to a general audience.
Getting Across-Aquatic Organisms and Road-stream Crossings: (2 of 2) General Overview
Catalog Number: 18666
Copyright: 2003
Author: USDA Forest Service
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 17 minutes
Video shows details on the impact of road culverts on stream habitat and aquatic species. Examples of good culvert installation are provided. Intended for general non-technical audience.
Gravel Road Maintenance: Meeting the Challenge
Catalog Number: 18802
Copyright: 2005
Author: University of Minnesota for Transportation Studies - Minnesota Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)
Language(s): English
Format: CD, DVD
Length: self-paced minutes
The video modules cover correct roadway shape, shaping the roadway, good surface gravel and dust control. The included CD contains the instructor guide and the FHWA Gravel Roads Maintenance and Design Manual.
How Pavements are Affected by Axle Loads
Catalog Number: 16355
Copyright: 1988
Author: Minnesota Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 11 minutes
This video describes how truck axle loads affect pavement performance. It shows how pavement failures occur and the dramatic effects overloaded vehicles have on pavement life.
Making Safer Roads
Catalog Number: 17981
Copyright: 1996
Author: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 13 minutes
This presentation focuses primarily on the need for increased attention to improving safety on secondary roads. It provides examples of hazardous features and what can be done to reduce or eliminate the hazard.
Ready?Set?Winter!: Driving Safely on Ice and Snow
Catalog Number: 17990
Copyright: 1996
Author: American Automobile Association (AAA) Foundation for Traffic Safety
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 14 minutes
Preparing and Driving. How to prepare vehicles for winter driving, what to watch out for, and steps to take if you encounter trouble.
Warn, Guide, ad Protect: An Introduction to Flagging
Catalog Number: 17213
Author: New Mexico State Highway and Transportation Department
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 22 minutes
A basic presentation of flagging in work zone and emergency situations as recommended in the standards.
Video
Comprehensive Intersection Resource Library
Catalog Number: 18739
Copyright: 2004
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: CD
Length: self-paced minutes
This CD includes many federal and state guidelines and other publications that are useful in the design of signalized and unsignalized intersections, roundabouts, rail grade crossings and other intersection designs. The CD also includes publications on pedestrian and older driver considerations for intersection design. CD files are in Adobe Acrobat format. (FHWA-SAA-04-02)
Driving Modern Roundabouts: Rules of the Road
Catalog Number: 18918
Copyright: 2002
Author: Washington State Department of Transportation
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 10 minutes
This video shows how to drive through a roundabout and explains the rules of the road for roundabouts. The rules are illustrated using video of traffic in a multi-lane roundabout. Content also includes discussion of truck, pedestrian and bicycle travel through roundabouts. This video is appropriate for presentation to officials and the public when roundabouts are proposed or are being opened to traffic.
Mailboxes May Be Hazardous to Your Health
Catalog Number: 16556
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 14 minutes
This video describes the hazards presented by non-yielding mailbox structures along the roadway and approaches for reducing these hazards. This video should be of interest to a wide audience including postal officials, state and local highway officials, and community groups.
Night Lights
Catalog Number: 18786
Copyright: 2000
Author: American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA)
Language(s): English
Format: CD
Length: 13 minutes
CD explains how retroreflectivity improves signs and pavement marking. A range of driving scenarios show the need for reflective features. This is a useful CD for the public, law enforcement officers, and elected officials. (VHS version also available, #18787)
Road Risk
Catalog Number: 18747
Copyright: 2004
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) / The Weather Channel
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 22 minutes
This video provides information on the use of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) to communicate road weather conditions. The program includes segments on fog, snow, ice and rain. The section on snow and ice discusses the use of Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS) and Maintenance Decision Support Systems (MDSS) to more effectively manage snow and ice operations, communicate road conditions to drivers, and improve safety. The video provides a general introduction to ITS and RWIS for non-technical audiences.
Roads of Winter
Catalog Number: 17788
Author: Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 18 minutes
Depicts actual winter driving conditions and, through driver comments, provides correct driving techniques for given situations. For all drivers.
School Zone Safety
Catalog Number: 17791
Copyright: 1992
Author: Utah Department of Transportation (DOT) and Utah Technology Transfer Center
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 22 minutes
Good training programs for school crossing guards. It includes duties at reduced school speed zones, school crossings, and traffic signals. It also presents proper signing and marking for school zones. For school crossing guards, traffic engineers, school officials, and local safety groups.
Signs, Marking and Delineation
Catalog Number: 16860
Copyright: 1989
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 43 minutes
Discusses basic principles of the various devices. It also presents basic installation and maintenance procedures and also some marking procedures. Describes some of the negative aspects of improper delineation, signing and marking.
Summer Roads Maintenance: Roadside Maintenance
Catalog Number: 17794
Copyright: 1992
Author: Ontario Ministry of Transportation
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 37 minutes
Provides some good ideas on developing effective maintenance patrol operations. In addition, it presents information on proper road signs, guardrails and barriers, and shoulder maintenance. A special note: refer to your own state and local standards when carrying out the maintenance program.
Traffic Sign Placement and Loaction
Catalog Number: 17753
Copyright: 1994
Author: International Road Federation (IRF)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 22 minutes
Covers the placement and location of signs in general and specifically their placement and location in three areas: urban, rural, and freeways.
Winter Operations Training Series, Programs 5-6
Catalog Number: 18994
Copyright: 1998
Author: Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 65 minutes
The content focuses on Anti-icing and Deicing, and Winter Weather Resources, including forecasting and RWIS (Road Weather Information System). See #18187 for VHS and additional description of anti-icing and deicing.
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Basic Traffic Control for Pavement Structure Repair Techniques
Catalog Number: 16658
Copyright: 1989
Author: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 11 minutes
This video presents recommended minimum requirements for proper signing of the short-term work zone. It discusses both the applications for stationary and moving work zones and the various adaptations that have to be employed to provide effective traffic control.
Flagging Operations and Procedures
Catalog Number: 19055
Copyright: 1995
Author: North Carolina State Institute for Transportation Research and Education
Language(s): English
Format: DVD
Length: 24 minutes
Demonstrates the proper equipment and procedures in the Wisconsin Flaggers Handbook for single flagger, two flagger, pilot car, night flagging, one-direction flagging, and emergency flagging operations. It is recommended for flaggers and their supervisors.
Highway Work Zone Safety: (2 of 9) Professional Flagging
Catalog Number: 18627
Copyright: 1997
Author: Iowa State University, Media Resources Center, Ames, Iowa
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 47 minutes
This video covers basic principles, procedures and applications for effective and safe flagging in highway work zones. Typical situations in rural construction and maintenance zones are covered. Stresses a professional approach and sound safety practices. See: Safety - Equipment for videos 3-9
Highway Work Zone Safety: (3 of 9) Grading Safety
Catalog Number: 18628
Copyright: 1997
Author: Iowa State University, Media Resources Center, Ames, Iowa
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 14 minutes
Video shows typical safety problems on a highway grading project. Includes personal, equipment, utility and operational safety issues. Details on earth moving, trenching, hauling and construction traffic are covered. Good video for new construction equipment operators and a refresher on construction site safety. See: Safety - Work Zone for videos 1-2
Highway Work Zone Safety: (4 of 9) Structures Safety
Catalog Number: 18629
Copyright: 1997
Author: Iowa State University, Media Resources Center, Ames, Iowa
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 12 minutes
Typical hazards around construction of bridges, and culverts. Shows problems with utilities, falling workers, falling objects and cranes. Good for new construction workers and also a refresher. See: Safety - Work Zone for videos 1-2
Highway Work Zone Safety: (6 of 9) Removal/Demolition Safety
Catalog Number: 18632
Copyright: 1998
Author: Iowa State University, Media Resources Center, Ames, Iowa
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 11 minutes
This video shows hazards with demolition and removal of buildings, pavements, and utilities. Emphasizes personal safety, planning and equipment. See: Safety - Work Zone for videos 1-2
Highway Work Zone Safety: (7 of 9) Paving Safety
Catalog Number: 18633
Copyright: 1998
Author: Iowa State University, Media Resources Center, Ames, Iowa
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 11 minutes
Hazards with concrete and asphalt paving operations are shown. Intended for construction personnel and equipment operators. Good for new employees and a refresher. See: Safety - Work Zone for videos 1-2
It Always Happens to the Other Guy
Catalog Number: 17892
Author: Video Information System Training Association, Inc. (VISTA) / John Deere
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 21 minutes
This depicts many construction settings where carelessness results in accidents. It discusses causes and prevention measures.
Night Time Work Zone Traffic Control
Catalog Number: 16549
Author: American Traffic Safety Services Association
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 18 minutes
This is a good presentation of the important factors in developing a nighttime work zone traffic control plan. It emphasizes proper use of the various reflective and lighting devices. It further illustrates that visibility is difficult to achieve at night and provides the designer with useful guidelines.
Traffic Control Series 1 of 3: Work Zone Safety Concepts
Catalog Number: 17755
Copyright: 1994
Author: International Road Federation (IRF)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 25 minutes
This program covers the basic principles of work zone safety, traffic control zones, planning for traffic control, the function of traffic control devices and typical applications.
What's Wrong with this Work Zone?
Catalog Number: 18410
Copyright: 1998
Author: Virginia Department of Transportation (DOT)
Language(s): English
Format: VHS
Length: 22 minutes
Video shows an urban four-lane road with a lane closure and a two-lane rural road with a flagger operation. Each work site has many errors. The video explains what is wrong and how to correct the problems. The video refers to Virginia DOT policy and is a very good review of practical work zone safety issues. Useful for construction and maintenance crew personnel.