MULTIDISCIPLINARY HIGHWAY COLLISION INVESTIGATION COURSE
The purpose of the contract was to provide training for traffic accident investigators and allied specialists. Approximately 30 students were trained in each of three classes of a 2-week, 84-hour course. Major topics presented included: orientation; investigative techniques (classroom presentations and on-scene experience); human factors; vehicle factors; environmental factors; methods of accident data sampling; level II investigation; accident causation, collision severity, and injury severity; and computer simulation models of accident reconstruction applicable for in-depth investigations.
Washington, DC United States 20590
- BAIRD, J D
- Publication Date: 1978-7
- Pagination: 23 p.
- TRT Terms: Crash causes; Crash investigation; Crash severity; Crashes; Human factors; Injuries; Motor vehicles; Multidisciplinary teams; Simulation; Specialized training; Statistical sampling; Students; Studies; Traffic crashes; Training; Training devices
- Uncontrolled Terms: Data sampling; Motor vehicle accidents; Observation
- Subject Areas: Data and Information Technology; Education and Training; Highways; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00192204
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-803-961 Final Rpt.
- Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-6-01512
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Jul 11 1979 12:00AM