LET530 – 24.00 Hours

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 Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

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.

Prerequisites

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.

Attendance Requirements

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.

Topics

  • Legal 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

Suggested Audience

Emergency vehicle operators, firefighters, EMS, and other emergency services personnel

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 24.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • 24.00 hours – Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)
  • 24.00 hours – State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: ilepse@teex.tamu.edu

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order – Complete registration form and send to ilepse@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

I am on the ERT and this course pulls it all together. EOC, COOP Plan, Supporting after incident occurs.

— Managing Critical Incidents at Institutes of Higher Education
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