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The Investigation of Serious Traffic Accidents Course:   

Traffic Accident Reconstruction Level 1 

 

The Investigation of Serious Traffic Accident  Course is for different Law Enforcement Agencies as well as Assessors in the Private Sector that to this point has been involved only in the first level of Accident Investigation, namely the reporting of a vehicle collision, or the mere completion of the Accident Report Form.  This course is designed to take you to the next level of accident investigation.

Duration of Course:  2 Weeks of classroom lectures.

Practical

  • on race track.
  • at scrap yard.

Each student must have:

  • a scale ruler:  scale 1:200 and 1:400
  • a compass "passer"
  • a scientific calculator

 

 

WEEK 1

1. Introduction.

2. Interviewing & interrogation.

3.  Information from the road.                                    Practical on race track.

4.  Photography.

5.  Introduction to mechanical vehicle systems.        Assignment 1:  Case docket.

 

WEEK 2

1.  Deposition & trail.

2.  Damage analysis & vehicle dynamics.                  Practical at scrap yard.

3.  Plan drawing.                                                         Practical measurement of intersection.

4.  Mechanical systems.

5.  Tyre inspection and tyre safety.                             Assignment 2:  Scale plan.

 

WEEK 3

1.  Lamp examination.

2.  Basic speed calculations.

3.  Speed from skid marks.                                        Practical on race track.

4.  Draf factor & coefficient of friction.                      

5.  Mechanical vehicle systems.                                 Assignment 3:  Mechanical.

 

3 months allowed for completion of the practical assignements.