The TIM training program focuses on a response effort that protects motorists and responders while minimizing the impact on traffic flow. TIM efforts include detecting, verifying, and responding to incidents. Individuals involved will vary depending on the severity or type of incident, law enforcement, fire, transportation, emergency medical services, public safety, towing and recovery, and public works.

Using a multi-disciplinary approach, first responders within the region learn how to operate more efficiently and collaboratively.

There are three different types of traffic incident management training opportunities available. Details for each are shown below.

4-Hour Responder Training

This training course is intended for all responders, such as Fire Departments, EMS, Law Enforcement, DOT, Public Works, EPA, EMA, and Towing and Recovery Companies who respond to incidents.

Rural 4 – Hour Responder Training

This course is intended for rural audiences and covers how to effectively respond to incidents on multi-lane roadways.

Train-the-Trainer (TtT)

This course is intended to provide participants (ie. trainers) the knowledge and materials necessary for them to conduct TIM training for TIM responders in their area. This is a 1.5 day course that covers 11 hours of material, including class room and hands-on activities.

Training Materials

Maine Train-the-Trainer Guide Version 3
October 2017
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National TIM Responder Training Program Teacher Materials (PowerPoint) Version 5
November 2019
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National TIM Responder Training Program Student Handout
September 2018
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