Emergency Vehicle Operators Course – Developed by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration).  More info on their website here.

The EVOC course was originally developed for ambulance drivers, but is also currently used by fire departments in Washington state for their driver training.

EVOC Training Video

The Emergency Vehicle Operators Course includes:

  • 16 hours of classroom instruction that covers basic emergency vehicle knowledge
  • Sample checklist for vehicle inspection
  • Work request forms
  • Hand signals
  • Test questions
  • How to set up a driver course
  • Driving range skill exercises
  • On-the-job training sessions
  • Mentor program
  • Certificate of completion

EVOC Training Downloads

Instructor Guide

Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (PDF)
Instructor Guide

EVOC Instructor's Guide

Student Manual

Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (PDF)
Student Manual

EVOC Student Manual


EVOC Online Training

Online simulator-based driver training from Driver Safety Training.  From their website:

Driving training designed to engage drivers to change and pattern good decision-making. Delivered on demand for police, ambulance, fire and other emergency vehicle drivers. Now available with online user verification to replace expensive live driving safety training.

EVOC Online Training

Driver Safety Training (appliedsimtech.com) offers online EVOC training:

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