CCT 700 - TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT FOR FIRST RESPONDERS
Texas' population and economic growth have significantly increased the number of vehicles, especially commercial vehicles, on its roads. This results in an increase in primary incidents, which in turn heightens the chance of secondary incidents. These secondary incidents can be as deadly and destructive as the initial situation. An appropriate traffic control response by first responders can make a significant difference in the probability of a secondary incident. This SHRP2 National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training based course provides first responders with the knowledge needed to ensure a well-coordinated response to traffic incidents that achieves faster clearance and improved safety for both responders and motorists.
- COURSE CONTENT INCLUDES:
- The purpose of the Strategic Highway Research Program 2 (SHRP 2) National TIM Responder Training Program
- A review of Traffic Incident Management fundamentals and terminology
- The importance of proper notification and scene size-up report
- Selecting the most appropriate vehicle position in various situations
- Ways to increase safety at the scene
- Components of the Incident Command System
- The four components of a Traffic Incident Management Area
- Safety concerns related to incidents with special circumstances
- Strategies to quickly clear and breakdown a scene
Upon successful course completion, students will receive a SHRP2 National Traffic Incident Management ResponderTraining Program Certificate.
This course is eligible for TCOLE, TCFP, TX DSHS EMS, or TDLR TOWING continuing education credits.
This course has also been approved for 5 continuing education credit hours by the County Judges & Commissioners Association of Texas.
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