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ERIC Number: ED167813
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Pages: 772
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Training Program for Operation of Emergency Vehicles. Instructor Lesson Plans.
INNOVATRIX, Inc., Ingomar, PA.
Unit lesson plans for the three parts of the Emergency Vehicle (EV) Operator training program are provided. The units in parts 1 and 2 are designed for use in a classroom setting and contain the following components: description of the unit; trainees' knowledge objectives; instructor preparation activities; instructional content/presentation guidelines, and review exercises. Part 1 contains seven units, organized into twenty-one subunits or modules, and includes the following topics: course introduction, the legal aspects of EV operation, selecting routes and reporting emergency operations, preparing to drive an EV, important physical forces and EV control, operating an EV, and handling unusual driving situations. Part 2 contains three units (six modules), one of which is to be taken by each trainee: operation of law enforcement vehicles, operation of ambulances, and operation of fire apparatus. Part 3 provides in-vehicle practice exercises for the type of vehicle the trainee will drive. Contained in this unit are the following components: description of the unit; trainee performance objectives; instructor preparation activities; small area exercises (Dutton's Weave, stall parking, turnabouts), range exercises (evasive maneuver, serpentine course, Baird's Judgment, lane change, controlled braking, decreasing-width track), and skid-pad exercise. Each exercise contains a description of the exercise, procedures, possible performance problems, and criteria for excellent rating. (A bibliography and masters for transparencies are provided in the appendixes). (JH)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 050-003-00332-8)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: INNOVATRIX, Inc., Ingomar, PA.
Note: For related documents see CE 020 285-286