Learn how to observe and document the right information as a winter road patroller/spotter.

Become  An Expert Patroller And Learn How to Make the Right Decisions At The Right Time

As a patroller you are the most important source of information in the winter!  Learn how  to find potential problems and allocate the necessary resources before it is too late. Discover how to decide when it is time to salt versus sand, and to recognize when road temperature drops so that you may predict where ice will form.

With this comprehensive and up to date training course you will ensure everyone’s safety, efficiency, knowledge and performance.

Upcoming Courses

Online Training


Live Webinar

October 26th. 2021, 8:00 am ET

Live Webinar

November 9th, 2021 8:00 am CT

Live Webinar

December 2nd, 2021 8:00 am ET

Live Webinar 

December 7th, 2021 8:00 am MT

Live Webinar 

December 15th 8:00 am ET

You’ll Learn…

  • MMS legal concepts as they apply to winter road maintenance
  • Weather 101
  • Winter patrol documentation
  • Procedures
  • Policy – task oriented
  • Road Weather
  • Review of pre-wetting, anti-icing and de-icing technology
  • Discuss applicable strategies for variety of storm events and resultant road surface conditions
  • Winter Minimum Maintenance Standards
  • Record keeping /accident reporting necessary in the defense of claims

Hear From Past Attendees

“Course well put together, informative. Instructor very knowledgeable about content covered. Would
recommend to others.”

Town of Smiths Falls

“Good course. Nice to see new materials being used. Good instructor, well versed.”

Town of Tillsonburg

“The class was very well organized.  The information was very useful and the teacher explained very well and made the day go by quickly.”

Municipality of Alfred & Plantagenet

“Course was informative and interactive.   Videos were helpful with making calls as to road conditions.”

Municipality of Grey Highlands

“Great course, I learned a lot of info that I am trained in, but the teacher opened my mind to different material that is very beneficial to my work.”

Town of Espanola


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