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.

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  • Pagination: 23 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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