ELEVEN QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN BUYING WEATHER SYSTEMS

This article offers 10 important questions to ask before investing in a computerized weather forecast system. Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Carolina, and Wyoming are four departments that use weather systems to cut costs of road maintenance. Questions to ask are: (1) Can the system be tested before it is bought? (2) What experience does your supplier have? (3) How proven and reliable is the potential supplier's technology? (4) Does the potential supplier offer 24-hour support? (5) Does the supplier offer full weather support in addition to the pavement sensing system? (6) What customer service does your prospective supplier offer? (7) Does the potential supplier employ its own field service technicians? (8) Will the system be expandable or upgraded? (9) What type of system training is available? (10) Is the system a turn-key one?

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  • Accession Number: 00616710
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 30 1991 12:00AM