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Traffic Accident Avoidance

TAA510 - 8.00 Hours

Price shown is for commissioned Texas peace officers or non-commissioned personnel employed by a Texas law enforcement agency. Additional fees will apply for out of state and others.

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Law Enforcement and Security Training at (800) 423-8433 or law@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

TAA PictureMotor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of injury and death in the United States. This course demonstrates proper driving techniques required to avoid most potential collisions. Participants are introduced to common driving hazards faced during day to day operation of a vehicle. This course exceed traditional defensive driving courses because all students will experience up to six hours of actual hands-on training in this medium-stress driving school.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Course #78023.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver's license and be capable of operating a motor vehicle under moderately stressful conditions.
  • Bring a vehicle in good working condition; preferably a vehicle commonly used to drive to and from work or during work. The vehicle must be in sound mechanical condition with no leaking fluids.
  • A current motor vehicle inspection sticker
  • Vehicle tires must have at least a 2/32 tread depth
  • No more than two students may share one vehicle during the class.

Recommended

  • Vehicle should not be larger than a ¾ ton pick-up.

Topics

Kinetic energy / inertia +Methods of braking +Proficiency exercises +Proper driving attitude +Proper steering +Risk management concerns +Vehicle control +Vehicle dynamics +Vehicle inspection

Audience

  • Any licensed driver

Education Credits

  • 0.8 CEUs

Contact Information

Law Enforcement and Security Training
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

Other Information

Resources

Traffic Accident Avoidance - Safe Driving Tips Video

 

Payment Options
  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order - Complete registration form and send to law@teex.tamu.edu or fax to (979) 862-2788
  • Check - Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX - LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

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