Police – Pedestrian/Bicycle Crash Investigation

Pedestrian/Bicycle Crash Investigation

Pedestrian and bicycle crashes are one of the most frequent types of injurious crashes and because of their unique nature, special techniques are required to investigate and reconstruct these incidents.

This course addresses the special dynamics involved in pedestrian and bicycle traffic crashes. From reaction times to victim injury analysis to environmental factors, you’ll learn to recognize and interpret the evidence and correlate it with the collision sequence.

In addition to classroom instruction, practical exercises and staged crash situations will be used to give you “hands-on” experience.

Topics include:

  • Pedestrian crash problems
  • Pedestrian impact dynamics
  • Types of data: objective, subjective and performance
  • Collection of data
  • Pedestrian conspicuity
  • Reaction time/human factors
  • Reconstruction techniques
  • Bicycle collision analysis
  • Hit and run investigation techniques

Note: You should bring a scientific calculator and a traffic template with you.

PRE-REQUISITE: Completion of the Basic Crash Investigation or IPTM’s At-Scene Traffic Crash/Traffic Homicide Investigation course or its equivalent.

Please use the Academy Standard Form to register.

Conducted by the State of New Jersey, Division of Highway Safety