CEVO 4 - Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator
Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator programs for ambulance is interactive, comprehensive, and true to life.Train ambulance professionals to drive safely. Throughout the 6-hour course, participants will learn defensive driving techniques to maneuver safely through traffic under severe time constraints and stress. Topics include handling blind spots, cushion of safety, navigating through intersections, proper ways to pass and change lanes, backing and parking safely, avoiding tailgaters and improving driver reaction time.
Mobility Assistance Vehicle (MAV) Training
NJAC 8:40 requires that individuals that operate Mobility Assistance Vehicles (MAV’s – also known as ambulettes or wheelchair vans) have certification in an approved assistance program. The MAV Training course the certification program for persons who are responsible for safely moving injured, infirm, or disabled persons who need specialized transportation assistance. The individuals who successfully pass the course are Certified Mobility Assistance Vehicle Operators (MAVOs).
Proper training, enhanced by a comprehensive orientation period, provides the safest possible environment for the patient and the individuals who are responsible for his transportation – the MAV Operator. In most cases, the MAV Operator works alone in his vehicle and faces a greater risk of injury compared to two-person ambulance crews. An effective training program reduces the risk of injury to the patient, to staff, and helps to minimize liability and insurance claims to the providing agency.
Course Length: 8 hours
Intended Audience: Those wishing to work for state-licensed Medical Transportation services
Defensive Driving Course
The defensive driving course is six hour comprehensive awareness course covering road hazards, following distances, braking effectiveness and other common driving issues.
In NJ, the defensive driving course (DDC) has been approved for a 2 point reduction on your DMV license and a discount on personal insurance premiums. This discount is good for three years.
People who typically take a Defensive Driving course:
- Younger drivers (high insurance rates)
- Persons with points on their license
- Drivers with full coverage (high insurance premiums)
- Anyone who wants a break on their personal auto premiums
- Companies with fleets
- Companies looking for morale builders