At the end of this block of instruction, the participant will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with information received during the instructional period:
• Demonstrate the acceptable use of occupant protection devices during quick entry/exit practical exercises.
• Identify the below listed components of the driving system and discuss their relationship to law enforcement driving maneuvers and crash causes.
• Identify the acronym “SIPDE” and explain its relationship to a driving style that is low-risk, high gain.
• Identify the driving maneuvers that frequently contribute to law enforcement vehicular collisions.
• List acceptable collision avoidance methods.
• Identify factors that may impair vision and special considerations required while performing nighttime driving.
• Identify factors to consider for vehicular pursuits and emergency responses
• Identify the types and limitations of emergency warning devices on law enforcement vehicles.
• Identify methods that will aid in the effective use of a law enforcement radio during an emergency response.
• Identify the legal and liability issues concerning law enforcement vehicular operations to include:
a. Operator’s negligence
b. Vehicular pursuit
c. “Failure to protect” theory
d. North Carolina General Statutes
• Identify the six “C’s” to consider while conducting a known risk vehicle stop.
• Complete a practical exercise concerning each student agency’s emergency response and pursuit policy, or the Attorney General’s Model Policy.
• Demonstrate the ability to use acceptable vehicle control methods by successfully completing the following practical exercises:
a. Offset Lane Maneuver
b. Fixed Radius Curve
c. Precision Exercise
d. Quick Entry/Exit (Stressed/non-stressed)
e. Pursuit Driving (Modified)