Emergency Vehicle Operations

LET505 - 24.00 Hours

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.

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.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu.

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.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • Provide a suitable emergency vehicle in excellent working condition. Maximum of 2 participants per vehicle.
  • 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.

Topics

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

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

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