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Commercial Vehicle Investigation II

Course Number: CV-403
Course Length: 3 Days (24 Hours)

The course is designed to assist the collision investigator in identifying and understanding the air brake system and the braking efficiency with the system. This course includes the field projects in which commercial vehicles are skidded to determine the vehicle's braking efficiency.

The course curriculum includes the following:

  1. Air Brake System (s-cam, Wedge)
  2. Anti- Lock Air Brake Systems
  3. Air System Components
  4. Component Failure
  5. Brake Efficiency
  6. Brake Imbalance
  7. Stopping Distances
  8. Field Projects
  9. Case Studies