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URI Providence Campus

80 Washington Street

Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401-277-5000

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Traffic Accident Reconstruction Courses — Fall 2015

We are offering a new redesigned Traffic Accident Reconstruction Package of classes. This package of classes is designed to not only teach the beginner, but further develop the experienced investigator through reinforcement and additional training.

In Traffic Accident Reconstruction (100 hrs) you will learn about:

  • Analysis - scene, damage and speed
  • Use of a UAV or Drone for analysis
  • Photogrammetry techniques for mapping and drawing
  • Reconstruction report writing
  • FAA considerations and the certification process
  • Court preparation including preparing for expert testimony in a trial
  • Preparing your Curriculum Vitae
  • Publication process
  • Practical application of formulas

In the Advanced Pedestrian Course (24 hrs) you will learn about:

  • Perception reaction
  • Time and distance
  • Pedestrian conspicuity
  • Gait abnormalities

In the Advanced Motorcycle Course (24 hrs) you will learn about:

  • Motorcycle dynamics
  • Braking
  • Speed analysis

In the Introduction to Crash Data Retrieval (16 hrs) you will learn about:

  • Use of the BOSCH Crash Data Retrieval tool

These course(s) award CEU credits and can be taken by police officers, police supervisors, traffic officers training officers, administration of justice students, insurance investigators, and insurance supervisors. Participants will receive a signed certificate upon successful completion of each course in the program. Classes meet at the URI Feinstein Providence Campus from 8:00am-4:00pm, September 11- December 11, 2015. We do accept department purchase order payments.

Traffic Investigations Class Package: $700

ONLY Traffic Accident Reconstruction Sept 11-Dec 11, 2015 (Fridays) $350

ONLY Advanced Motorcycle Collision October 13-15, 2015 (Tues- Thurs) $225

ONLY Advanced Pedestrian Collision October 26-28, 2015 (Mon-Wed) $225

ONLY Crash Data Retrieval November 16-17, 2015 (Mon-Tues) $199

Course Materials

Students will be using the "Blue Bitz" traffic accident drawing template, scientific calculator, 360 degree protractor, notebook, 5mm mechanical pencil and colored pencils.


FALL class schedule


Donald L. Mong- PI, Director of Traffic Accident Reconstructions & Investigations Materials Science Associates. Det Mong is an Army veteran and retired Police Officer who has investigated over 2,000 traffic accidents including many fatalities and serious injuries involving automobiles, motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians. Donald served in the East Greenwich Police Department for 22 years as a patrolman and traffic officer. He reconstructs motor vehicle collisions for insurance companies, law firms and individuals. He is a published author and recipient of many awards and commendations for work in the field of Traffic Accident Reconstruction. He is also a qualified expert witness, both as a defense and plaintiff expert.

Questions: Please contact Christine P. Dolan at 401-277-5388 or Email:christine@uri.edu.
To contact instructor, call (401) 465-2853 or Email: dmong@materialsscience.org.

To REGISTER please download the form and mail, fax or call:
URI/Providence Feinstein Campus
80 Washington Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Phone: 401-277-5388
Fax: 401-277-5060


Registration Form


Refund Policy

These classes/programs are self-funding. We require a minimum of 10 registered students for classes to run; 25 is the maximum number accepted. Full payment for a course is expected at the time of registration. We accept payments (POs) from an employer. To cancel your registration contact Christine P. Dolan, Email: christine@uri.edu and a 100% refund will be issued if you cancel up to ten (10) days prior to the start date of a class. We will accept a substitute in your place. No refunds will be granted after the first week of classes.

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.