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URI Providence Campus

80 Washington Street

Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401-277-5000

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Investigating the Motorcycle Collision — Spring 2014

Registration fee $169.00.Classes meet at the URI Feinstein Providence Campus. The registration fee is due in full upon registration. We accept department purchase order payments. This class is self-funded. There are only 20 seats available for this class and we do require a minimum number of registered students for the class to run.

No refund will be given for cancellations unless the position in class can be filled or another student can be substituted in your place and we receive the name of the substitute before the class begins.

This is a non-credit certificate program and financial aid is not available. Free parking at the RI Convention Center Garage.


For questions about the classes, please contact Christine P. Dolan at the URI Special Programs

Office 401-277-5388 or by email: Christine@uri.edu.


Registration Form


Class meets for Four Days: Wednesday & Thursday: March 19 & 20, 2014 ∼ 8:00am-4:00pm
                                             Wednesday & Thursday: March 26 & 27, 2014 ∼ 8:00am-4:00pm
                                             Class meets in Room 317
                                             Instructor: Ptlm (retired) Donald Mong

Physical evidence: collection of data
The human factor: motorcycle rider conspicuity; reaction time/human factors; interpreting the operator factor. Mathematical principles and equations: speed estimates of vehicles at impact using computer math programs; time, distance, and motion equations; using a practical application of formulas. Crash scene photography Traffic Templates Reconstruction Techniques: measuring and scale diagramming; information analysis and case preparation; preparing the investigation for trial; authoring the motorcycle accident: reconstruction report driver and witness interviews:

Participants need to bring the following materials:
"Blue Blitz" Traffic Accident Investigation Drawing Template Scientific Calculator, 360 Degree Protractor Notebook, 5 mm mechanical pencil, colored pencils (5 minimum) different colors


Participants will receive a signed certificate upon successful completion of this class.

The University of Rhode Island is committed to the principals of affirmative action and the attainment of equal employment and the equal educational opportunities for all qualified individuals. For sign language interpretation, personal FM system and disability assistance, please call 401-277-5000 at least two weeks in advance. For TYY assistance, please call the RI Relay service at 1-800-745-5555.