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Intermediate Collision Investigation

AIR540  - 40.00 Hours

Schedule

Start Date

End Date

Location

Class Number

   
8/11/14 8/15/14 Leander, TX USA LS AIR540 55 enroll  
9/1/14 9/5/14 DFW Airport, TX USA LS AIR540 49 enroll  
9/22/14 9/26/14 Galveston, TX USA LS AIR540 56 enroll  
12/1/14 12/5/14 New Braunfels, TX USA LS AIR540 53 enroll  

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

Intermediate Collision Investigation PhotoProperly documenting and evaluating an accident scene is important to effectively investigating and analyzing the cause. This course introduces the student to basic drawing skills needed for preparing scale diagrams of the scene of a vehicle crash. Participants will learn five basic formulas that are used to determine the minimum speed or combined speed of a vehicle based on skid and/or yaw marks. 

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Course #78015.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this class

Topics

  • Basic minimum speed calculations
  • Conducting skid tests
  • Evidence identification and collection
  • Scale drawing techniques
  • Why Peace Officers investigate collisions

Requirements

  • Scientific calculator
  • 100 ft. tape measure
  • Mechanical or wood pencil(s) with a lead measurement of .5mm

Recommended

  • Successfully completion of a high school algebra course
  • Appropriate clothing that will allow them to continue operations during inclement weather conditions for outdoor activities

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

GSA contract number:GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 423-8433.

Education Credits

40.00 Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

4.00 CEU

Contact Information

Law Enforcement

Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433 | Fax: (979) 862-2788
publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu

Other Information

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