Traffic control principles and concepts for emergency responders



Course Description

Half day/4 hours; Classroom Course; Closed or Co-sponsored Option*

This course is designed for personnel who are involved with traffic control when responding to a roadway incident, such as police, fire and rescue workers, and tow truck operators. It covers the basic principles of incident management and considerations for traffic control in work zones, along with the concepts of temporary traffic control as presented in the MUTCD, a Federal standard.

ATSSA is a charter organization with the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition (NTIMC).

*This course is a closed or co-sponsored option, available for hosting or scheduling by interested organizations and companies. If no training classes are available at this time, contact ATSSA at 800-272-8772 or email to schedule a training class in your area.


Prerequisites & State-Specific Information

Previous experience in incident or emergency traffic control is not required for this course.


Registration Information

Intended Audience: recommended to all first responders, including police, fire, emergency, and towing personnel

CEUs: 0.375

Registration Fees:

  • $115 ATSSA Members
  • $130 Non-members


Register Now Course Outline


  • The American Traffic Safety Services Association
  • 15 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100
  • Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406-1077
  • Telephone: (800) 272-8772



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