LET505 – 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

Vehicle ImageIn this 24-hour course, participants will become familiar with terminology and liability issues that relate to the operation of a police vehicle. The course includes hands-on driving exercises that will enhance officer’s ability to operate a vehicle during an emergency situation. Participants will not only learn their individual vehicle control limitations but the performance limitations of their vehicles as well.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements course #78020.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • Provide a suitable emergency
    vehicle in excellent working condition. It is recommended that each participant
    bring a vehicle to maximize driving time towards achieving successful course
    completion. If an agency needs participants to share a vehicle, submit the
    written request to TEEX 14 days before the start of the class.

  • Vehicle must be equipped with heavy-duty suspension and be in good mechanical condition.
  • Two spare tires are required during driving exercises. Seriously worn tires are considered hazardous and may not be allowed during exercises.

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.


  • Basic driving exercises
  • Conventional braking and ABS braking
  • Legal issues
  • Vehicle control
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Wet surface driving

Suggested Audience

  • Experienced drivers capable of operating a motor vehicle under stressful conditions and have experience as an instructor

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 24.00 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


TEEX Policies

This class has and will extemely enhance my ability to exceed in my profession.

— Forensic Technician
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