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ARIDE Training

Date(s) - 06/21/2021 - 06/22/2021
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Benedict Volunteer Fire Department

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Class Details:

Class Name:   Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) Training

Class Date:  June 21-22, 2021

Class Time:  0800-1600 hrs.


Benedict Volunteer Fire Department

18210 Hyatt Avenue

Benedict, MD 20612

Prerequisite:  Limited to sworn law enforcement officers who are trained and proficient in the use of the NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs), including the use of Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus.

Description:  ARIDE training provides refresher training on the use of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs) and information on identifying persons driving under the influence of drugs.  While this training is not a substitute for DRE training, participants leave with a better understanding of the affects of drugs on a person’s ability to operate a vehicle safely and how to identify the signs and symptoms caused by many different prescription and illicit drugs.

Questions may be directed to Cpl. Raymond Brooks, by email at or by phone at 301-932-3056.

Attire:  Business casual or uniform of the day.

Registration:  To register Click Here.

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