Pre Conference - 44th Governors Conference on Highway Safety

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Grand Geneva Resort

7036 Grand Geneva Way

Lake Geneva, WI 53147

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The Pre-Conference day provides an opportunity for a variety of traffic safety partners to host an event for their specific traffic safety discipline. The Pre-Conference events are free and open to the public, please note that each workshop/event has specific requirements for registration and accommodations available.

Crash Forms Training 10-12pm & 1-3pm

Note: Both sessions cover the same topics. Register for one session only.

The new crash forms (DT4000, DT3480 and DT4002) have been in effect for over 16 months and the crash database project teams have made over 500 changes and updates to improve them. These improvements were made in response to both internal and external stakeholder’s feedback. Thank you for all your feedback in improving the crash forms. Due to these changes and the need for opportunities for training, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Bureau of Transportation Safety (BOTS) - Crash Records Unit (CRU) team will provide hands-on demonstrations to train Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) and departmental representatives on the updates to the crash forms. If possible, please bring your own laptop with Test TraCS version installed in order to participate in the hands-on training. Thank you again for all your help. See you all soon.

Please contact Crash Records Unit (CRU) at for any question about this event

Safety partners with a valid Class II EBT permit 10:-12am

In conjunction with the Governor’sConference on Highway Safety, BOTS Chemical Test Section is hosting a FREE two-hour training session for the transportable Evidential Breath Test (EBT) instrument endorsement on valid Class II EBT permits. The Chemical Test Section has ten transportable EBTs available for law enforcement
to use. These devices are available for loan to law enforcement agencies for special events up to 100 days in length and run on 12V DC and 120V AC power. Transportable EBTs have the same technology and general operation as regular EBTs, with minor set-up and great benefit to mobilization objectives.

Please contact Heather Barkholtz at for any question about this event.

Governor’s Council on Highway Safety 10-12pm

The 15-member Council meets quarterly and is charged with advising the Governor, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Secretary and the Highway Safety Coordinator on matters of highway safety.

Please contact Ian Wright at for any question about this event.

Impaired Driving Work Group Meeting: 1-4pm

The Impaired Driving Work Group identifies administrative best practice measures and develops actionable new ideas that help to reduce impaired driving on Wisconsin roadways.

Please contact Martin Broyles at for any question about this event.

WI Emergency Traffic Control & Scene Management Guidelines Training: 1-5pm

During this class, instructors will train incident responders to follow a uniform approach to emergency traffic control and scene management, based off of the WisDOT Emergency Traffic Control and Scene Management Guidelines. Each individual who attends will be provided with a copy of the Field Operations Guidelines document and a certificate of completion.

Please contact David Spakowicz at for any question about this event.

Motorcycle Issue Peer Exchange 3-5pm

Please join the members of the Motorcycle Safety Advisory Committee to discuss current issues related to motorcyclist safety in Wisconsin.

Please contact Sarah Buzzell at for any question about this event.

Car Seat Checkup: 3-6pm

This pre-conference event provides an opportunity for certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians to have seat checks verified by an instructor for re-certification.

**Please note this is an offsite event!

Location: Lake Geneva Fire Department

Address: 730 Marshall St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Please contact Nick Maniaci at for any question about this event.

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