1 00:00:01,22 --> 00:00:06,10 How do you see this vehicle at work well from now through December Gaithersburg 2 00:00:06,11 --> 00:00:07,49 officials are utilizing 3 00:00:07,50 --> 00:00:12,72 a band outfitted with special equipment to collect data and assessing the condition 4 00:00:12,76 --> 00:00:13,33 of C.T. 5 00:00:13,34 --> 00:00:20,14 Roadways all we do is we have lasers. The scanner in the back of the van that 6 00:00:20,78 --> 00:00:27,33 scans of roads for cracks and potholes and. It's signs of distress and 7 00:00:28,32 --> 00:00:33,24 from that we can determine which give us suggestions to the city of which for 8 00:00:33,25 --> 00:00:37,62 certain there we have a driver and also. We have 9 00:00:37,63 --> 00:00:43,66 a person to back that operates the van kind of directs the driver where to go we 10 00:00:43,67 --> 00:00:49,07 also determine. Which roads already collected data on and also just make sure all 11 00:00:49,08 --> 00:00:54,64 the equipment they make sure the cameras are working and you stand where we have 12 00:00:54,65 --> 00:01:01,33 a right and left laser on the back of the truck and. Each later stands seven feel 13 00:01:01,34 --> 00:01:07,51 of the road so we have we have fourteen feet wide and also on the side of each of 14 00:01:07,52 --> 00:01:09,14 the lasers is 15 00:01:09,77 --> 00:01:14,98 a device that measures the which is the international roughness index and that 16 00:01:15,39 --> 00:01:17,05 basically determines how smooth or bumpy 17 00:01:17,06 --> 00:01:24,04 a road is so we have that as well to get to the city and also on this one left 18 00:01:24,05 --> 00:01:25,12 wheel we have 19 00:01:25,76 --> 00:01:31,15 a Dmae which determines the measures every twenty five feet and this is just used 20 00:01:31,16 --> 00:01:35,98 to start and stop the laser scan and also to take pictures every twenty five feet 21 00:01:36,96 --> 00:01:38,28 there with our van we're able to have 22 00:01:38,29 --> 00:01:44,95 a laser stand the road years ago. That people usually at had to actually visually 23 00:01:44,96 --> 00:01:48,51 inspect and also measure the cracks of the term in the pavement condition and 24 00:01:49,03 --> 00:01:53,54 that's a lot faster and easier method of coming up with a value and turning over.