TAR Services

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION SERVICES  PTY  LTD

TRAFFIC ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION

LEVEL 1 COURSE
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TAR Services is registered on the Central Supplier Database and are Tax, Vat and BEE compliant.  Supplier number:  MAAA0385407. We have an expert in Traffic Accident reconstruction (Applied mathematics and physics) and an expert mechanical analyst.  We provide expert testimony in High Courts all over South Africa and Namibia.  

TAR Services are proud to present the 

Traffic Accident Reconstruction Level 1 Course

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Date

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 Monday, 16 November 2020 to Friday, 27 November 2020.

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Venue

King Price Head Office

 Menlyn Corporate Park, Block A,  Cnr Garsfontein Road & Corobay Avenue, Waterkloof Glen X11

Pretoria.

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Course duration

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Courses run from Monday to Friday from 08:30 for 09:00 to no later than 16:00 daily.  Note that this is a 2 week class room lecture course.  A practical assignment (drawing of an intersection to scale) mush be completed within 2 months after completion of this course. 

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Competency

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Test are written daily.  A student must achieve an average of 70% or higher for the tests to pass the course and receive a certificate.  No attendance certificates are issued.  Certificates are issued by Tar Services.

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Catering

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Catering is not provided but King Price has a cafeteria that will be available to students.  Tea and coffee will be provided.  There will be regular breaks and provision for an hour lunch.

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Course registration

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Students that are interested in the above course must please complete a registration form (a separate form for each student) obtainable by emailing jjoubert@tarservices.co.za.  Completed registration forms must be emailed back to TAR Services. Invoices will be send out once 15 or more students have registered for the above course.  

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Course fees

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For course fees, registration forms, cv's of lecturers and previous accreditation by the University of Stellenbosch please email 

Johan Joubert at

 jjoubert@tarservices.co.za.  

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TRAFFIC ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION LEVEL 1 COURSE CONTENT

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SUBJECTS

 

THE   COURSE HAS THE FOLLOWING Subjects/Courses

1

Traffic accident reconstruction legislation.

Show that you understand the different laws   applicable regarding accident reconstruction.

2

Communication skills in traffic accident   reconstruction.

Demonstrate the ability to obtain statements from   witnesses and to obtain a warning statement from a suspect.

3

Vehicle damage analysis.

 

Analyze damage on a vehicle in order to determine   the principle direction of force.

4

Scale plan drawing.

Draw a plan of an accident scene to scale.

5

Safety standards.

Understand safety standards during vehicle   mechanical inspections during post-crash conditions and accident scene   evaluation.

6

Specific vehicle data

Record the exact recording of specific vehicle   data and specification for further identification of laboratory or standard   investigation away from the crash scene.

7

Tools and equipment.

Use tools and equipment during critical   measurements: Tyre tread depth, free play of steering parts. Brake   adjustment.

8

Forces required to operate vehicle.

Understand the forces required to operate vehicle systems.

I.e. Brakes, steering, clutch, propulsion, gears, leverage, Hydraulics,   cooling, etc.

9

Mechanical inspection.

Coordinate the mechanical inspection process.   Recording and safekeeping of and evidence of casualty vehicles.

10

Personal procedure.

Establish and set a personal procedure to follow   during accident vehicle examination. 

11

Systems combination and operation.

Understand the systems combination and operation   that makes up a vehicle.

12

Difference and operation in brake systems.

Understand truck air brake system operation and   failure profile.

13

Truck air brake system operation.

Understand truck air brake system operation and   failure profile.

14

Car and truck brakes minimum standards.

Understand and aware of car and truck brakes   minimum standards.

15

Vehicle controls failure patterns.

Identify vehicle controls failure patterns and   profile.

16

Road markings as a result of mechanical   failure. 

Identify pre-crash impact accident scene road   markings as a result of mechanical failure. 

17

Vehicle service and maintenance history.

Establish vehicle service and maintenance history.

18

Tyre minimum standards.

Identify the differences in tyre minimum   standards. Tyre ratings Load. Tyre speed ratings. Tyre manufacturing date.   Tyre failure analysis. Tyre wear patterns.

19

Steering geometry. 

Understand steering geometry. 

20

Application of bolt and nut standards.

Understand the difference and importance and   application of bolt and nut standards used on safety related components of a   vehicle.

21

Poor workmanship.

Identify poor workmanship as the cause of an   accident.

22

Basic speed calculations.

Calculate the speed of a vehicle based on the skid   marks left on the accident scene. 

23

Compiling a case docket from daytime accident.

Compile a complete case docket relating to a   traffic accident. Practical   assignment.

24

Compiling a case docket from night time accident.

Compile a complete case docket relating to a   traffic accident. Practical   assignment. 


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