Train-the-Trainer (TtT) Traffic Incident Management (TIM)
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Train-the-Trainer (TtT) Traffic Incident Management (TIM)

Train-the-Trainer (TtT) Traffic Incident Management (TIM)

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Illinois Department of Transportation

2300 S. Dirksen Parkway

Springfield, IL 62703

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If you are interested in becoming a trainer for Traffic Incident Management (TIM), you must attend this mandatory two-day Train-the-Trainer (TtT) Session.

Target Audience: Law Enforcement - Fire Department - Emergency Medical

Tow & Recovery Operators - Highway Department - Communication - 911 Centers

We will discuss the following:

  1. Roles & responsibilities of Traffic Incident Management. 2. Identify the characteristics of an exceptional trainer. 3. Participate in breakout sessions. 4. Participate in mock presentations to advance your skills.

The main objectives for this course are to train and certify individuals to teach Traffic Incident Management (TIM)according to IDOT & FHWA standards. The idea instructor must be knowledgeable of basic first respondors role. Must have good communication skills. The ability to speak to large groups. Able to operate basic computer equipment including laptop, projector and use PowerPoint. Wants to improve responders’ safety, get the road open as quick as you can, and reduce the secondary crashes.

“Based on the statewide survey results, and national wide literature review, the 8 training modules were included in this Train-the-Trainer Session…”

TIM training is a good opportunity to build the relationships and discuss procedures for emergency response with other organizations that respond to highway emergencies. The in-person classes are offered in a manner that helps participants from all disciplines involved with highway incidents to work more effectively and safely at an incident scene.

At the end of the day, we all want to go home to our family. But, traffic accidents can prevent that from happening and lead to secondary accidents. Traffic Incident Management training is designed to help clear the accident scene quickly and safely. Therefore, allowing traffic flow to return to normal as soon as possible.

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