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Seat Belts and Occupant Kinematics

Course Number: CL-330
Course Length: 3 Days (24 Hours)

This three-day course covers components, design, and use of both active and passive restraint systems in motor vehicles. Also presented is advanced information on the subject of Occupant Kinematics which is the examination of the movement of humans during collisions. It provides valuable information that can be useful in determining the seating positions of occupants in a collision. It is designed for the experienced police officer, supervisor or vehicle collision investigator.

The course curriculum includes the following:

  1. Seat Belt Design and Proper Usage
  2. Seat Belt Examination
  3. Restraint System Failure Analysis
  4. Vehicle Examinations
  5. Medical Terminology
  6. Reviewing and Understanding Autopsy Reports
  7. Occupant Kinetics and Injury Analysis
  8. Driver Determination
  9. Evidence Documentation