National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training
Length: Approximately 8-10 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.
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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
Outline (click to display)
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 – Telecommunications Specialists
Author(s) / Instructor(s)
The National Traffic Incident Management Responder Training was created by responders for responders.