Start Date: 1/22/2022
Registration Deadline: 1/21/2022
# Days: 2
District: District 6
Location: Ridgeway District Volunteer Rescue Squad / 108 Magnolia St., Ridgeway VA 24148
Max Seats: 10
Seats Avaliable: 8
Description: The Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) is patterned after the State Office of Transportation Safety EVOC guide. The course emphasizes safe driving skills. Additionally, the course gives you (the emergency driver) all the vehicle codes of Virginia which will affect you. This course is designed to help reduce the number of crashes involving emergency vehicles. The course includes classroom and driving range skills.
Upon completion of the VAVRS EVOC course, five points can be added to the driver s record in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This point system for your license is allowed only once every two (2) years.
Note: A current edition of the EVOC textbook is required by each student taking this course - cost of textbook for students is $5.00. The textbook can be downloaded from the VAVRS Website at no cost. Students may use to review before and or during the class on their own electronic device, however, please be aware not all training sites have internet access.
Course Hours: 16
Refresher Hours: 4 classroom and 4 hours practical (practical hours may be waived with submission of a Certificate of Driving Experience Form approved by Lead Instructor)
Reference Materials: One of the reference items: EMS Driving The Safe Way, by Gloria Jean Peto & William J. Medve - this is not a book used by the students but reference material only
Basic Course Prerequisites:
- Minimum of 18 years of age first day of course
- Valid operator’s license
- Affiliated or have pending affiliation with an Emergency Services Organization
Instructor Course Prerequisites:
- 21 years of age or older
- Hold valid and current VAVRS or VDFP EVOC certification
- Be certified in basic EVOC for at least one year
- Have successfully completed the EVOC pre-test with a score of 80
- Active first responder for at least three (3) years
- A member of a VAVRS Agency or a VAVRS Individual Member
- Maintain a current Virginia Operator’s License**
- Submit a copy of their Virginia driving record not more than 30 days prior to course
**Any EVOC instructor who has their operator’s license revoked, suspended, or limited for ANY period of time MUST IMMEDIATELY notify the VAVRS Training Officer. The instructor will IMMEDIATELY stop teaching and participating in all EVOC classes and contests within the VAVRS until issues are investigated by the VAVRS Training Officer or their appointee and reviewed by the VAVRS Executive Committee.
This is an OPEN Course
Lead Instructor: Khalil Murphy / 276-734-8093 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Training Location: Ridgeway District Volunteer Rescue Squad / 108 Magnolia St., Ridgeway VA 24148
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Member Price: $0.00
Non-Member Price: $100.00