Emergency Response Driving for Command and Service Vehicles

LET530 – 24.00 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, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s 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 [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Fire Department SUV in front of stationIn 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.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Enrollment Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license

Note: You do not have to submit your driver’s license to enroll; however you must bring it with you to class.

Participants will be contacted via email to confirm approval and admittance into course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.


  • 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 100% 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.

In some cases, make-up work will not be available (due to equipment/facility needs and/or safety/teamwork components or activity setup/facilitation/requirements).

Participants in a TCOLE credit eligible course must complete the class in its entirety to receive a TEEX Certificate of Completion and be reported for TCOLE credit.

If you have additional questions, please refer to the TEEX Participant Handbook.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  •  Legal Aspects of Emergency Driving
  •  Physical Forces and Vehicle Dynamics
  •  Driving on Wet Surfaces
  •  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

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

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

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: [email protected]

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order – Complete registration form and send to [email protected] or fax to (877) 289-9715
  • Check – Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX – ILEPSE, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842