LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4)– The City of Longmont is testing out a new automated snowplow. It’s called the Snowbot Pro.

Crews use GPS to map out the area that needs snow removal. The city says the equipment is a game changer. It may slash annual snow removal costs by thousands of dollars.

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The Snowbot Pro also has safety features that include an auto shut-off if it gets too close to anything.