Army Traffic Safety Training Program

The Army has a multi-faceted strategy to promote motor vehicle safety for privately owned vehicles and Army motor vehicles.      

  • Centralized online training is available at the Combat Readiness Center website for AMV’s and includes such mandatory training as the Accident Avoidance Course.
  • The Army, the Installation Management Command and the Combat Readiness Center developed the ATSTP as part of the Army’s Drivers Training Strategy to cut down on traffic fatalities. 
  • Fort Meade has a model on-site safety program and has introduced new courses and these classes are offered once a month.

Local Traffic Hazards Course II

  • What is it?  Half hour course designed for all personnel who are new to Fort Meade and unaware of local driving hazards. Students will learn relevant information on local conditions to reduce crashes and fatalities. 
  • Who attends? Soldiers, Army civilians and dependents shortly after arrival at Fort Meade, and anyone who is TDY to Fort Meade for 30 days or more. 

Intermediate Driver's Training IIIA

  • What is it? Two hour course builds on the themes introduced during Introductory Course 1 during Basic Training or AIT and provides expanded opportunity for class interaction and discussion.   
  • Who attends? All Soldiers less than 26 years of age.

Motorcycle Basic Rider Course

  • What is it? Two day motorcycle riders course designed for novice rider who holds a learner’s permit and his/her own motorcycle. 
  • Who attends?  The Installation Safety Office Motorcycle Safety Training Program is currently registering active duty military, their dependants, military Reserve and National Guard, retired military, DOD civilian employees and DOD contractors for the FGGM motorcycle basic rider courses.  Dependents of civilian employees are not eligible.

Experienced Rider Course

  • What is it? One day motorcycle riding course designed for the licensed motorcyclist who wants to sharpen his/her riding skills.   
  • Who attends?  The ISO Motorcycle Safety Training Program is currently registering active duty military, their dependants, military Reserve and National Guard, retired military, DOD civilian employees and DOD contractors for the FGGM motorcycle experienced rider course. Dependents of civilian employees are not eligible.

Military Sport Bike Riders Course

  • What is it? One day motorcycle riding course designed for military sport Bike riders.
  • Who attends? The ISO Motorcycle Safety Training Program is currently registering active duty military, their dependants, military Reserve and National Guard, retired military, DOD civilian employees and DOD contractors who have previously completed a BRC or ERC. The MSRC is mandatory for licensed military sport bike riders. Civilians and spouses are encouraged to attend as well.

Motorcycle Refresher Training

  • What is it? Motorcycle refresher training for licensed riders who have completed a Motorcycle Safety Foundation course. This is a refresher course. No certification card is issued.
  • Who attends? The ISO Motorcycle Safety Training Program is currently registering active duty military, their dependants, military Reserve and National Guard, retired military, DOD civilian employees and DOD contractors who have previously completed a BRC or ERC. The MSRC is mandatory for licensed military sport bike riders. Civilians and spouses are encouraged to attend as well

Current status

The Installation Safety Office is partnering with Fort Meade to make Soldiers and civilians aware of this valuable training and boost attendance. Motorcycle and POV safety training classes are offered at least once a month and are taught by friendly and knowledgeable rider coaches who are contractors for Cape Fox Government Services and are certified by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.

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