Feb. 12 - Georgia officials take a 'never again' approach, dispatching salt and road trucks early to prevent a repeat of the botched response that left thousands stranded on icy roads. Deborah Gembara reports.
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In Atlanta --- they're not taking any chances. With another storm moving in, state officials are making sure their road crews have the plows, cherry-pickers and snow tires necessary to keep traffic moving.
Sand and salt trucks already on the road.
Natalie Dale, Georgia Department of Transportation.
SOUNDBITE: Natalie Dale of the Georgia Department of Transportation saying:
"We're running those trucks 12 hour shifts, 24 hours a day."
They're determined to get ahead of this storm and prevent the debacle that left thousands stranded on the highway two weeks ago. This time, even more snow is expected --- 3 to 5 inches compared to the the two inches that turned Atlanta's roads in abandoned car lot. This is the second major storm to hit the southern United States.