ERIC Number: ED167814
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Training Program for Operation of Emergency Vehicles. Trainee Study Guide.
INNOVATRIX, Inc., Ingomar, PA.
A two-part trainee study guide for use in the classroom phase of the Emergency Vehicle Operation (EVO) training program is provided. Part 1, to be taken by all trainees, contains seven units organized into various subunits and includes the following: (1) introduction to the course; (2) some legal aspects of emergency vehicle operation (state statutes on EVO, interpreting the law); (3) selecting routes and reporting emergency vehicle operations; (4) before you drive (vehicle inspection, maintenance, preparing to drive); (5) important physical forces and EVO (major physical forces, weight transfer); (6) operation (use of lights and sirens, basic control tasks, urban driving, negotiating intersections, turning around to reverse direction, following another vehicle, expressway operation, and driving at high speed); and (7) handling unusual situations (driving in adverse conditions, handling contingency situations, pulling off the road). Part 2 contains three units, one of which is to be taken by each trainee, and includes the following: (1) operation of ambulances (route planning, inspection and maintenance, and operation); (2) operation of law enforcement vehicles (communications, pursuit driving, making a traffic stop, and emergency escort of another vehicle); and (3) operation of fire apparatus (selecting routes, inspection and maintenance, operating systems, and basic control tasks.) Each unit in the two parts of the guide contain student behavioral objectives, a basic content outline, questions to be answered about the content, and unit review exercises. (JH)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Course Objectives, Driver Education, Emergency Squad Personnel, Instructional Materials, Study Guides, Traffic Safety, Training
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 050-003-00331-0)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: INNOVATRIX, Inc., Ingomar, PA.
Note: For related documents see CE 020 285-286