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.
Class attendance is an essential part of the
education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all
class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend
a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course
completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional
attendance requirement, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
Participants in a TCOLE credit course must
complete the class in its entirety to receive TCOLE credit.
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)