Utah Department of Public Safety

POST - Accident Investigation (Advanced)


This class is math intensive and may involve homework.  This class is designed for officers who have taken the Intermediate Accident Investigation Class and would like to increase their accident investigation skills as well as a prep class for Accident Reconstruction.  This class is math intensive and should present a challenge to most students as they learn in-depth concepts in the areas of Kinematics, Momentum and Energy to name a few. 

Students will need:  laptop computer, scientific calculator, pen, mechanical pencil, blank paper, engineer ruler, two colored pencils, graph paper and Northwestern template.

Topics for the Advanced Accident Investigation:

  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Math Review
  • Kinematics
  • Flips, falls and Vaults
  • Collinear Momentum
  • Angular Momentum
  • Energy

Student Notes:

This training is open to all agencies.

To RSVP please contact Debbie Howell at dhowell@utah.gov to register . Class size will be limited to 30 students.  If you have any questions about this course, Please contact Sgt. Randy Akers at (801) 857-0976 or rakers@utah.gov .


Course Dates Location Time Status
5/4/15 to 5/8/15 Richfield Utah Location to be determined 0900 to 1700 hours Open
6/1/15 to 6/5/15 UHP Office 5681 S. 320 W. Murray, Utah 0900 to 1700 hours Open


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Last updated: February 24, 2015

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