Dates & Locations
September 19, 2017
Burlington, CT

September 20, 2017
Bethany, CT

September 21, 2017
East Lyme,  CT
All sessions are 8:30am - 3:00pm 
(Registration begins at 8:00am)
Lunch Will Be Provided
Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe Best Practices for plowing roads including urban areas, rural roads, intersections and cul-du-sacs;
  • Discuss proper procedures and benefits related to vehicle inspection before and after a storm;
  • Discuss the importance of vehicle and operator safety during a storm. 
Defensive Driving for Snow Plow Operators 
This training session will provide participants with the information and resources necessary to apply proper safety principles and operating techniques during snow and ice operations. Vehicle and operator safety, vehicle maintenance and inspection, and proper plowing techniques will be covered. 
Who Should Attend

This program is designed for any state or local personnel who have responsibility for frontline snow and ice control activities and are experienced operators who understand the basics of handling dump trucks, loaders and other maintenance vehicles. 

Highway Superintendents, Road Foremen, Crew Leaders and Directors of Public Works are also encouraged to attend. 
Course Instructor

Bill Eyberse is the Lead Instructor of Signal 54 Training
and has been teaching for the T2 Center since 2002. Bill has over 30 years of experience in transportation and snow fighting. He conducts training across the region on operational safety and winter maintenance topics. 
  • Registration contact: Please direct any questions to Shelly Desjardin @ (860) 486-9373
  • Cost (includes lunch and course materials)
    • $75- State and Municipal participants
    • $150- Private-sector participants
  • Please advise if you require special services or have dietary restrictions.
  • Photographs may be taken for promotional and training purposes. Please notify us during registration if you do not wish to be photographed. 
Connecticut Technology Transfer Center | 270 Middle Turnpike Unit 5202  Storrs, CT 06269