Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Engineers and accident reconstructionists who document and analyze crashes involving heavy trucks, tractor-trailers, buses, etc. who need to successfully apply both standard accident reconstruction methodologies and specialized techniques to truck crash analysis will ﬁnd this course valuable.
An undergraduate engineering degree or a strong technical background is highly recommended. Individuals should have a basic knowledge of college physics and calculus, an understanding of vehicle systems, accident reconstruction equations, and analysis techniques.
It is strongly recommended that attendees have completed the SAE course C1022 within the last two years prior to taking this course. It is also typically scheduled the week prior to this course in the same location.
You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.
Mr. Grimes is President of Collision Engineering Associates, Inc., specializing in accident reconstruction analysis including documenting and analyzing crashes involving heavy trucks and tractor-trailers. He has been in the ?eld of accident reconstruction since 1981. Mr. Grimes served for several years on the SAE Accident Investigation Practices committee and was a co-organizer of the technical paper sessions on accident reconstruction for 10 years, receiving the Forest R. McFarland Award from SAE. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Arizona State University, the SAE Accident Reconstruction Certificate and is a registered professional engineer in Arizona and Louisiana.
Mr. Wilcoxson is the owner of Wilcoxson Consulting LLC, an accident reconstruction business specializing in commercial vehicle reconstructions and engine control module analysis. Greg is a retired 25-year veteran of Washington State Patrol (WSP) as a trooper-detective. During his law enforcement career Greg worked 14.5 years on the WSP Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) and was Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) trained. The day to day caseload with the WSP exposed Mr. Wilcoxson to thousands of collisions. In addition to his SAE Accident Reconstruction Certi?cate and national accreditation (ACTAR #1218), Greg is an active member in good standing with several local and national accident reconstruction organizations including serving as the current vice president of the Washington Association of Technical Accident Investigators (WATAI). Greg continues his crash training and education by attending and participating in several crash related courses and conferences each year.