May 07, 2020


8:45 AM - 4:30 PM


Virginia Western Water Authority
3322 Hollins Rd.
Roanoke, VA 24012

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The workshop provides training to improve the safety of motorists, crash victims, and incident responders during Transportation Incident Management (TIM).  TIM is a systematic, planned, and coordinated use of human, institutional, mechanical, and technical resources to reduce the duration and impact of incidents, and improve safety of motorists, crash victims and responders.  Fundamental information is provided regarding Incident Management tools required to safely and effectively perform TIM duties to help create a safe work environment.  Participants will be informed on the use of basic practices for positioning and setting up the TIM area at a traffic incident while reducing risk to all.  This will include techniques and strategies regarding establishment of scene safety using temporary traffic control devices.  Basic temporary traffic control measures would include the use of cones, advance warning signs, etc.  At the conclusion of the workshop, an open-book written exam will be administered to all attendees.  A VDOT-issued certification card will be provided to each attendee who achieves a passing grade of 80% or higher.  Basic Work Zone Traffic Control/Towing is for incident responders, individuals who have direct responsibility for Transportation Incident Management .


Registration and Introduction – Module 1                                        8:00 – 8:30

Liability and Risk – Module 2                                                               8:30 -9:15

Work Zone Types, Durations & Component Parts – Module 3      9:15 -9:45

Break                                                                                                           9:45 – 9:55

Temporary Traffic Control Devices – Module 4                               9:55 – 11:00

Worker and Flagger Safety – Module 5                                             11:00 -11:30

Lunch                                                                                                        11:30 -12:00

Worker and Flagger Safety – Module 5                                            12:00 0 1:00

Mandatory Flagger Certification Video

Building Work Zone Skills & Incident Management– Module 6   1:00 – 2:00

Break                                                                                                            2:00 -2:10

WAPM Chapter 6I and Exercise – Module 7                                     2:10 – 2:40

Making Adjustment to TTC & Documentation – Module 8            2:40 – 4:00


Katherine (“Kathy”) Hinson

Katherine (“Kathy”) Hinson is sole proprietor of A Kathy Hinson Training, which is S.W.a.M. and Micro-Business certified. She has over 29 years of experience working in the transportation industry. Kathy is a VDOT-certified instructor for the VDOT Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Work Zone Traffic Control curricula. Kathy is certified by the American Traffic and Safety Services Association (ATSSA) as a Traffic Control Supervisor. She holds Department of Environmental Quality certification as an Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector,  VDOT-certifications for Flagger Instructor and Inspector for construction and maintenance projects. In addition, through a partnership with VDOT and the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA), Kathy has conducted work zone safety awareness training in Virginia high school driver’s education classes for over 6 years.  She also has previously served for ten years a certified arborist and professional  member of the International Society of Arboriculture.

Who Should Attend

Basic Work Zone Traffic Control/Towing is for incident responders, individuals who have direct responsibility for Transportation Incident Management .

Registration and Payment

The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:

Towing Companies: $300

Click here for UVA TTA's general registration information, cancellation policy, and refund policy. UVA TTA accepts the following credit cards: American Express, VISA, MasterCard, and Discover. Credit card information cannot be taken over the phone. Alternatively, after registering you can print out a voucher to send in with your payment. After you have completed the transaction you will receive an automatically generated email confirming registration and payment if applicable. Final confirmation and instructions will be sent out during the week prior to the class date.

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to get a paper registration form (PDF). Print it out, complete it, and email, mail or FAX it to our office following the instructions on the form. Include your check or government purchase order with your registration form. Please note that emailed or faxed-in registration forms will be considered as a "provisional booking" until payment is received. For more information, call our office at (434) 982-2897, fax at (434) 982-2856 or email uva-tta@virginia.edu