Security Awareness and Alertness Training in States' Departments of Transportation

Document Type

Journal Article

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Subject Area

planning - safety/accidents, planning - surveys


Training programs, Surveys, State departments of transportation, Safety and security, Emergency preparedness, Disaster preparedness, Awareness, Alertness


A summary is presented of a survey of how state departments of transportation train their employees for security awareness and alertness. Eighteen states are included in the survey, which began in 2004. The purpose of this survey was the development of recommendations for a comprehensive training program and associated training materials for transportation security.