Oct 04, 2023  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

CRMJ 1390 - Traffic Accident Investigation

Credit hours: 3

Course Description:
A study of traffic collisions using scientific methods of vehicle speed calculation, timed distance speed, report writing, and diagramming. Explores the legal, statistical, and professional aspects of this interesting field. Includes dynamic vehicle experiments and practical exercises in gathering facts for traffic investigators.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Understand the National Safety Council rules on Traffic Accidents
  2. Estimate vehicle speeds from physical evidence
  3. Measure and Draw Scale diagrams of accident scenes
  4. Understand classification of Traffic Crashes.
  5. Evaluate evidence from the vehicle and evidence from the roadway.