Human Factors in Crash Investigation – An Introduction
The TSTC of VCU will conduct two Human Factors in Crash Investigation – An Introduction – courses in the spring of 2012. The two-day training workshop will focus on the following motor vehicle crash investigation and reconstruction topics: multi-disciplinary crash investigation techniques, general principles of human factors psychology, driver characteristics, perception-reaction times, effects of vehicle and roadway characteristics, occupant kinematics, restraint use, interviews and witness statements.
Course pre-requisites are successful completion of Fundamentals of Crash Investigation (TSTC), At-Scene Traffic Crash Investigation (IPTM) or the equivalent 80 hours of instruction. The course is free and open to the first 25 students who register. The Department of Criminal Justice Services has approved this course for 16 hours law enforcement in-service training credits.
Classes for 2011-2012 have been completed. Check back in October 2012 for 2012-2013 dates and locations.
For additional information, call (804) 828-1031, or e-mail Steven Kean.