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Traffic Accident Avoidance

TAA510  - 8.00 Hours

Schedule

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific requirements. For more information about this course
or to schedule a class, please contact us at (800) 423-8433 or publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

TAA PictureMotor 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 collisions. Participants are introduced to common driving hazards faced during day to day operation of a vehicle. This course exceed traditional defensive driving courses because 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 #78023.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this class

Topics

  • Kinetic energy / inertia
  • Methods of braking
  • Proficiency exercises
  • Proper driving attitude
  • Proper steering
  • Risk management concerns
  • Vehicle control
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Vehicle inspection

Audience

  • Any licensed driver

Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver's license and be capable of operating a motor vehicle under moderately stressful conditions.
  • Bring a vehicle in good working condition; preferably a vehicle commonly used 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 students may share one vehicle during the class.

Recommended

  • Vehicle should not be larger than a ¾ ton pick-up.

Education Credits

8.00 Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Contact Information

Law Enforcement

Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433 | Fax: (979) 862-2788
publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu

Other Information

Bryan/College Station Texas Training Facilities

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