In this course vehicle operators will become familiar with terminology and liability issues that relate to the operation of a motor vehicle in an emergency capacity. The course includes hands-on driving exercises that will enhance an individual's ability to operate a vehicle during an emergency situation. Participants will learn and demonstrate their individual vehicle control and performance limitations.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Driving Course #2046.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
- Provide a suitable vehicle that will be used in an emergency driving situation. Maximum of two participants per vehicle.
TopicsLegal Aspects of Emergency Driving+Physical Forces and Vehicle Dynamics+Driving on Wet Surfaces+Performance Driving+Serpentine Driving+Controlled Braking+Evasive Lane Change+Obstacle Course+Backing
Emergency vehicle operators, firefighters, EMS, and other emergency services personnel
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)+State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas (SFFMA)