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Driver Training

This two-day program was designed to address specific driving needs such as:

  • Backing
  • Tight maneuvering
  • Emergency response exercises (Urban Grid and Highway Response Course)
  • Intersection clearing exercises (Urban Grid)
  • Front and rear wheel skid control (Skid Pan)
  • Obstacle avoidance exercises (Highway Response Course, Urban Grid)
  • Precision skills driving (Skills Pad)

Section commanders can send personnel to driver training as they deem appropriate. Those members receiving a notice from the Safety Unit advising them they are required to attend may select one of the following program dates, based on availability. Space fills on a first come, first served basis.

  • The two day driver In-Service program starts at 0800 hours.
  • The one day ABS and civilian driver program starts at 0900 hours.

Any members wishing to enhance their driving skills may enroll in this program by contacting the Training Section for scheduling at 410-887-7380 or Ms. Jeannie Talbott at 410-887-5642.

Location

The MPCTC Driver Training Facility
7310 Slacks Road
Sykesville, Maryland 21784

2016 Training Dates

Month

Dates

Day One

Day Two

January

  

  

  

  

January 20 and 21

AM – Skid Pan
PM – Skills

AM – Skills and Urban Grid
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing

  

January 27 and 28

AM – Skid Pan
PM – Skills

AM – Skills and Urban Grid
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing

February

  

  

  

 

February 10 and 11

AM – Skid Pan
PM – Skills

AM – Skills and Urban Grid
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing

     

February 17 and 18

AM – Skid Pan
PM – Skills

AM – Skills and Urban Grid
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing

     

February 19 (One-day class Civilan)

AM – Classroom and Skid Pan
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing (0900 start time)

One day only

March

 

 

 

     

March 23 and 24

AM – Skid Pan
PM – Skills

AM – Skills and Urban Grid
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing

April

 

 

 

     

April 4 through 29

Entrance Level Training

An area of use schedule is on file at Sykesville. Start time is 0730 except for Tuesday’s when it will be 1430 hours. (Four week rotation)

 

June

June 22 and 23

AM – Skid Pan
PM – Skills

AM – Skills and Urban Grid
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing

    

June 24 (One-day class Civilan)

AM – Classroom and Skid Pan
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing (0900 start time)

One day only

August

   

    

    

 

August 17 and 18

AM – Skid Pan
PM – Skills


AM – Skills and Urban Grid
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing

 

August 24 and 25

AM – Skid Pan
PM – Skills

AM – Skills and Urban Grid
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing

September

   

   

   

   

September 7 and 8

AM – Skid Pan
PM – Skills

AM – Skills and Urban Grid
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing

    

September 14 and 15

AM – Skid Pan
PM – Skills

AM – Skills and Urban Grid
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing

       

September 21 and 22

AM – Skid Pan
PM – Skills

AM – Skills and Urban Grid
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing

      

September 23 (One-day class Civilan)

AM – Classroom and Skid Pan
PM – Urban Grid and Combined Skills Testing (0900 start time)

One day only

October

    

    

    

    

October 3

Entrance Level Training.

An area of use schedule is on file at Sykesville. Start time is 0730 except for Tuesday’s when it will be 1430. (Four week rotation)

   

Revised December 10, 2015

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