Off-Road Vehicle Operations

TAA512 - 16.00 Hours

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.

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

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.

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 & 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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Payment Information

  • 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
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