National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training
Length: Approximately 4-6 hours.
NOTE: This course was developed under the second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2), and is being provided free-of-charge by the FHWA Office of Operations.
The National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training was created by responders for responders. This web-based course provides first responders with a shared understanding of the requirements for safe, quick clearance of traffic incident scenes; prompt, reliable and open communication; and motorist and responder safeguards. First responders from all TIM responder disciplines will learn how to operate more efficiently and cooperatively.
This training covers many TIM recommended procedures and techniques, including:
- TIM Fundamentals and Terminology
- Notification and Scene Size-Up
- Safe Vehicle Positioning
- Scene Safety
- Command Responsibilities
- Traffic Management
- Special Circumstances
- Clearance and Termination
Module 1 – Introduction
Module 2 – TIM Fundamentals and Terminology
Module 3 – Notification and Scene Size-Up
Module 4 – Safe Positioning
Module 5 – Scene Safety
Module 6 – Command Responsibilities
Module 7 – Traffic Management
Module 8 – Special Circumstances
Module 9 – Clearance and Termination
Module 10 – Telecommunicators