Highway Emergency Response Operators (HERO)

Georgia DOT strives to reduce highway congestion and Highway Emergency Response Operators (HERO) are the key component of our incident management program.


      Request HERO School Visit

      Participate in the HERO School Visit Program by completing the request form.

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       By the Numbers


      Active HERO Operators.


      Centerline miles of coverage.

      11 Minutes

      Average dispatched emergency response.

      HERO Job Search​​​​​​

      Search for HERO Jobs

      Check out HERO employment opportunities.

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       Share Your Experience

      Please complete the form below to share your experience about how our HERO Operators assisted you.

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        HERO Positions
        Active HERO Positions


        HERO Centerline Miles of Coverage
        Centerline Miles of Coverage

        33 Minutes

        HERO Average Incident Clearance Time
        Average Incident Clearance Time



        If you have comments about the HERO Program, or if you've been helped by a HERO and would like to say THANKS, we'd love to hear from you! Please contact Us.

        Travelers Say Thank You to HEROs


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