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:  Calculator, Pencil, Blank Paper, and Northwestern Template.

Topics for the Advanced Accident Investigation:

  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Math Review
  • Kinematics
  • Collinear Momentum
  • Angular Momentum
  • Energy

Student Notes:

This training is open to all agencies.

Officers Attending This Course Must Bring:

  • Pen and Pencil
  • Calculator
  • Scratch Paper
  • Engineer Ruler
  • 2 Colored Pencils
  • Graph Paper

To R.S.V.P. 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
January 27-31, 2014

Location: The Heritage Center at 105 North 100 East Cedar City, Utah.  

**We have added a math preparation class at the UHP Office in Cedar City, Jan. 22, 2014 starting at 0900. It is highly recommended to take the prep class to reduce class time.** Contact Chad McWilliams at cmcwilliams@utah.gov  if you plan to attend.

0900-1600 Open
March 3-7, 2014 Murray UHP Section Office located at 5681 South 320 West SLC, Utah.  Advanced Accident Investigation **Math refresher on Feb. 28th,  0900-1500**(highly recommended) 0900-1700 Open


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