Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Responder Training - Chicopee

Date: 8/27/2024 8:00 AM - 8/27/2024 12:00 PM

Location: UMass Transportation Center Aviation & Research Training Center
27 Lonczak St.

Chicopee, Massachusetts




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Course Description:
The primary goal of the TIM Responder Training Program is to improve safety through mutual support and communication.  TIM consists of a planned and coordinated multidisciplinary process to detect, respond to, and clear traffic incidents so that traffic flow may be restored as safely and quickly as possible. This training improves the safety of emergency responders, crash victims, and motorists, and reduces the duration and impacts of traffic incidents.
Training topics include: Fundamentals of TIM & terminology, Notification and scene size-up, Safe vehicle positioning, Scene safety, Communication and coordination, Traffic management, Special considerations, Clearance & termination.

Target Audience:
It is strongly encouraged that Municipal interdisciplinary teams attend together (Public works, Fire and Rescue, police, town Safety officer, those involved with municipal -wide safety plans).

Multi-disciplinary instructor group including (MassDOT Highway Operations), MassDOT Traffic and Safety Inspector(s), Mass State Police Traffic Programs Lieutenant or Trooper, and Traffic Incident Management consultant.

Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please email Stephanie Cottrell or call 413-800-2655 at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge.

Also, if you have any dietary restrictions, please inform Stephanie at least 10 days prior to the event.


Register by 8/27/2024
Private Sector


No Cost
Register by 8/27/2024
Public Sector


Register by 8/27/2024
MassDOT (Limit 3 seats)


If you are having trouble registering, please email or call (413) 545-2604 for assistance.

Please be advised, cancellations must be received no later than 7 days prior to the event, or the registration fee will not be refunded.

  • Brian Jacques
    Highway Operations Center Supervisor I at MassDOT