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South Dakota Department of Transportation
Project Synopsis

Title: Overweight Truck Videotape
Project Researcher: Ingrid Melody, Media One
Project Manager: Dave Huft
Research Period: 2/1/1998 - 4/30/1998
Cost: $28,455.00

Problem Statement:


Research Objectives:
1  Develop presentations on videotape and other media that effectively communicate the effect illegally overweight vehicles have on public roads and that urge responsible trucking.

Research Tasks:
1  With assistance of the Department of Transportation, the South Dakota Highway Patrol, and the South Dakota Trucking Association, develop and submit a videotape concept and script for approval by the project’s technical panel.
2  Produce a draft videotape and submit it for final review and approval by the technical panel.
3  Produce a final videotape and provide fifty copies for distribution.
4  Based on the message communicated by the videotape, produce a thirty-second public service announcement for commercial radio..
5  Produce a PowerPoint presentation that motor carrier enforcement officers can use in presentations to local public and industry groups.

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