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High Center of Gravity Vehicles 4x4 Off-Road Driver Training

For Immediate Release
November 5, 2019

Did you know that FLETC’s Driver and Marine Division instructs Four Wheel Drive, Off Road Driver Training?

Designed for agencies whose missions include use of Four-Wheel Drive equipped vehicles for Search and Rescue, assisting motorists, or officers/agents operating in natural disaster and hazardous environments.

Our Philosophy of training is one of “Equipment Preservation” based on safety and proper use of off-road equipment.  Our course includes topics such as:

  • Winching and vehicle recovery techniques
  • Proper use of Off-Road Vehicle Systems
  • Brake Throttle Modulation
  • Obstacle Negotiation

Instructional methodology consists of some classroom lecture and mostly hands-on behind the wheel learning.  It is available through the Vehicle Ambush Countermeasures Training Program (VACTP) and the Law Enforcement Advanced Driver Instructor Program (LEADITP). Information about VACTP and LEADITP is located at the two links below.

https://www.fletc.gov/training-program/vehicle-ambush-counter-measures-training-program

https://www.fletc.gov/training-program/law-enforcement-advanced-driver-instructor-training-program

 

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