TAA512 – 16.00 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

Motor 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 problems in an off-road environment. Participants experience common driving hazards faced during off-road vehicle operations. 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 #78024.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be capable of operating a motor vehicle under moderately stressful conditions.
  • Must provide a suitable four wheel drive vehicle in good working condition; preferably a vehicle commonly use 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 participants may share one vehicle during the class.

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

  • Ascents & descents
  • Determining proper lines of travel
  • Kinetic energy/inertia
  • Methods of braking
  • Off-Road driving hazards
  • Proficiency exercises
  • Proper driving attitude
  • Proper steering
  • Recovery techniques
  • Risk management concerns
  • Vehicle control
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Vehicle inspection

Suggested Audience

  • Any licensed driver

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 8.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

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

Policies

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This venture was a huge success due to the high quality of service your group provided. I hope to contract with TEEX again in the future as our training needs require.

— Douglas McLemore, client, B&W Pantex
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