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Driving Simulator Available for a Media Test Drive

10-05-2009

Media are invited to test drive the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and University of Rhode Island Transportation Center (URITC) truck simulator on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The simulator will be set up at the RIDOT Maintenance Facility, 360 Lincoln Avenue, Warwick, Rhode Island.

The simulator allows RIDOT as well as cities and towns to train drivers in infinite scenarios including time of day, weather, and traffic. Vehicles can vary from snowplow to tractor trailer to fire truck and more.

Media interested in taking the simulator for a spin should contact Dana Alexander Nolfe, RIDOTís Chief Public Affairs Officer, at 401-222-1362 x4450 or dnolfe@dot.ri.gov to set up a time.

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Contact: Dana Alexander Nolfe 401-222-1362 x4450

 

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