The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Flagger/Highway Safety

When - Where

February 23, 2018

(8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time)
TDOT Region 2 (Auditorium)
4005 Cromwell Road (I-75 Exit 4)
Chattanooga, TN  37421
Tel: 423-510-1143 for directions

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This course provides guidance and training for field personnel; such as maintenance crews and utility crews in the planning, selection, application, and operation of flagging procedures as they apply to short-term work zones. The course material was developed with regards to typical short-term maintenance and utility activities. The training covers the applicable standards for work zone protection as contained in Part 6 of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), as well as addressing liability issues of highway agencies, utilities, and individuals. However, the emphasis is on appropriate flagging procedures, duties and performance of the Flagger. Each attendee successfully completing the course will receive a Carry Card identifying them as a trained Flagger. This certification is valid for three years. The certification is recognized by TDOT and meets their requirements for Flaggers.




This course is best suited for the state, county, city, and utility who are responsible for establishing traffic controls within utility or maintenance roadway work areas.


Frank Brewer
Frank Brewer joined the TTAP staff in 1999. Frank is a graduate of The University of Tennessee with a BS and MS in Human Resources – Industrial Training. His duties with TTAP include: Training Coordinator for TTAP, Conducting Work Zone related workshops, and a number of research projects at the University of Tennessee Center for Transportation Research, with a focus on the areas of highway safety and traffic operations. He is also a Certified Instructor for the Federal Highway Administration National Highway Institute (NHI), conducting NHI work zone training courses nation-wide.


8:00 a.m.Registration
8:30 a.m.Introduction Video
 Course Objectives
10:00 a.m.Break
10:15 a.m.Communication with the driver - Video
 Work Zones and Signage Flagging
11:15 a.m.Flagging - Video
 Workshop Activity
 Flagging Review
1:00 p.m.Adjourn


The registration fee is $50 per person. TDOT employees must register through their local TDOT Training Office. Please note your employment status on the registration form. The workshop fee includes ONLY materials and coffee breaks. A course may be canceled if there is low enrollment. Forty-eight hours notice will be given to registrants if a course is canceled. Register early! Limited enrollment.


Due to commitments to our instructors and facilities, the registration fee is not refundable if a registrant withdraws less than forty-eight hours before the workshop. You may substitute registrants; please notify us in advance if possible. Please register early as attendance to our workshops has increased. We may not accommodate walk-ins on the day of the workshop.

Register ONLINE here.


Register by fax or mail. Click here to download the brochure.

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