Course Description:

Using a multi-discipline approach, first responders in New Jersey will learn how to operate more efficiently and act collectively. The training covers topics including TIM guidelines, fundamentals, and terminology; notifications and scene size up; scene safety and risk management; traffic management; special circumstances; clearance; and termination.

This course is open to all traffic-incident first responders including personnel in law enforcement, fire-fighting, emergency medical services (EMS), public safety, public works, towing and recovery, and hazardous materials (HAZMAT).

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify three main tenets of the National Unified Goal
  • Name the four parts of a Traffic Incident Zone
  • List where responder vehicles should be placed during a traffic incident
  • Recite the eight pieces of equipment a first responder should have for incidences

Intended Audience:

First responders


This course is for first responders. Also, in addition to this registration, one must register at to participate.


.5 for NJDFS, 4 CEU’s for NJOEMS, 4 hours technical for Public Works Managers


David Maruca, Rutgers CAIT; Robert Pomykala, NJIT


Federal Highway Administration in cooperation with the New Jersey Department of Transportation