Safety: Emergency Responder Vehicle Education (S:ERVE) is an online driver simulation and curriculum created to educate law enforcement, firefighters, EMS and other emergency responders to drive at their safest in emergency response scenarios in an effort to reduce collision rates.
How does it work?
The online simulator guides users through a series of situations in which decision making is key. Users prioritize their vehicle handling and emergency task activities while experiencing situations related to typical emergency response or pursuit operations.
Additional benefits of use:
- The interactive functionality operates to support a higher learning retention rate than traditional classroom environments.
- It meets the standards established by the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation (FLETA).
- Studies report that the use of this product resulted in a 67% decrease in errors per intersection and a 25% reduction in overall accident rates.
When and how is this program available?
S:ERVE is an offering through Safety National's MAP Client Services. This resource will be provided at no additional cost to policyholders, on a limited basis.
NIP Management Services, LLC, administrator of the Garden State Municipal Joint Insurance Fund (GSMJIF), is committed to implementing cost-effective initiatives that reduce the frequency and severity of claims impacting our 31 member municipalities. Safety National's S:ERVE was quickly identified as a key training opportunity that could mitigate the inherent risks faced by our Police, Fire and EMS personnel responding to critical incidents. The online driver training is simple to administer, flexible to meet our employees' schedules and offers comprehensive and effective training that has been endorsed by our Police and Fire Chiefs. Over 350 employees have taken the training to date and the resounding response has been positive, with the demand for the training continuing to exceed our highest expectations.
President, NIP Management Services, LLC