Winter road maintenance is all about balancing traffic safety and operational efficiency. Mild winters can create even more uncertainty due to the inconsistent temperatures on any stretch of the road. Treating roads too late can lead to accidents and traffic jams. Unnecessary treatment of roads will result in high costs and potential environmental damage because of chemicals being used during road treatments.
Even though this winter didn’t bring the traditional arctic weather, there are still several weeks left for potential hazardous road conditions. In fact, roads in a mild winter can be just as, or even more dangerous.
Real time traffic data suggests travel in America’s largest cities is down over 50% from their historical seasonal norms, which could lead gasoline demand to drop to its lowest in over 20 years.
DTN is committed to the health and safety of our employees and customers. As such, we have measures in place to ensure our operations continue uninterrupted during the COVID-19 global health crisis.
The DTN office in Seville, Spain, recently took on a challenge to reduce its environmental footprint and succeeded by reducing CO2 emissions and energy use, and increasing recycling efforts.
New advances in technology, along with sophisticated weather models and algorithms, provide more accurate turbulence forecasts.
Terminal Automation Systems are more important now than ever and knowing to look for in a TAS critical. Read our white paper to learn more.
Pilots, helicopter operators, and others in the aviation industry now have more aviation weather insights at their fingertips, thanks to DTN AviationSentry.
Lars Ewe (CTO) and John Teeple (SVP-Agriculture) join the company’s senior leadership team to drive global growth, innovation, and new solutions for customers.
Weather-related delays cost the trucking industry almost $3.5 billion annually in lost time, cancellations and schedule changes.