Dane County freeway service truck reaches more than 100,000 calls for help

MADISON, Wis. - The Dane County Sheriff's Office Freeway Service Truck surpassed a milestone this week as it rolled past 100,000 calls for service since its inception in December 2001.

According to a release, the truck services State Highway 12/18 between I-90 and Old Sauk Road. The service helps those on the highway with serious crashes, cars that have run out of gas and everything in between.

“The overall goal of the Freeway Service Team is to proactively keep traffic flowing on Madison’s busiest thoroughfare to prevent further incidents. Reaching a milestone of 100,000 calls on the Beltline is amazing," said Deputy Eric Novotny who serves as the first shift operator of the service truck. "We look forward to serving the community for many years to come."

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