Safe Practices for Traffic Incident Responders-SHRP2

XTN047 - 4.00 Hours


  • Details
    8/7/2018 - 8/7/2018
    China Grove TX
    FP  XTN047  451
  • Details
    8/15/2018 - 8/15/2018
    San Angelo TX
    FP  XTN047  462
  • Details
    8/20/2018 - 8/20/2018
    Kountze TX
    FP  XTN047  466
  • Details
    11/28/2018 - 11/28/2018
    Horizon City TX
    FP  XTN047  453

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or to get the latest schedule.


This lecture course stresses how to address two simultaneous objectives specific to traffic collisions: safe procedures used to clear a crash scene, and maximizing roadway space available for continued traffic movement. Promoting best practices while working traffic incidents using guidance from the Texas Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), Texas State Motor Vehicle Code, and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) guidelines.


There are no prerequisites for this course.


Relevant standards related to traffic incident management, including those associated with the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) consensus standards +Effective roadway space management techniques, including proper positioning of response apparatus to protect the scene and responders working at the scene+Relevant standards related to traffic incident management, including provisions of the Texas Transportation Code+Recommended marking and lighting practices for response vehicles +Relevant standards related to traffic incident management, including the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices +Traffic incident management (TIM) and the importance of quickly clearing traffic incidents +Use of appropriate temporary traffic control techniques to warn motorists and guide them safely past the scene +Effective roadway space management techniques, including important considerations for facilitating traffic flow and traffic safety+Use of appropriate temporary traffic control techniques to warn motorists and guide them safety past the scene+Recommended response vehicle marking and lighting practices+Techniques for pre-planning traffic incident management (TIM) at known +Improved use of on scene incident command procedures

Suggested Audience

  • Law enforcement personnel
  • Fire personnel
  • Rescue personnel
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel
  • Hazmat responders
  • City/County transportation personnel
  • Traffic control personnel
  • Corridor managers
  • Traffic Safety Committee personnel
  • Tow truck operators

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    Other Information

    To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form.

    To request admission to an already scheduled course, call the contact person listed in this course schedule. This will allow the course host to provide the appropriate number of student manuals.

    Contact Information

    Fire & Rescue
    Phone: 9798457641 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900
    Emergency Services Training Institute
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