This is an independent study, self-paced course.
The Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR) examination provides accreditation for the experienced traffic accident reconstructionist. Presented entirely online, this course will assist you in preparing to take the theory portion (Part 1) of the ACTAR accreditation exam. It is suited for both crash reconstructionists and engineers.
You will watch a video lecture on each topic listed below and then take a quiz to check your understanding of the material. After all subject quizzes have been successfully completed, you will take a practice exam that is similar to the actual ACTAR theory exam.
- Introduction to ACTAR
- Mathematics/Trigonometry review
- Pedestrian collisions
- Evidence interpretation
- Commercial motor vehicles
- Time-Distance analysis
- Speed from tire marks
- Basic photography
- Scenario-based questions
- Questions based on tire size
- EDR-related questions
Law enforcement, private crash reconstructionists, and engineers
You must have completed IPTM’s Traffic Crash Reconstruction course or its equivalent.
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Online environment: This is an independent study, self-paced course. Although there are no specific times that you must be online, you will be required to complete assignments by the deadlines posted within the course. You should plan to dedicate approximately 32 hours to the course activities. You must be committed to the course and invest the time necessary for successful completion.
Instructors are available to answer your questions during each module via the help forum. The course must be completed within 30 days upon registration. Once the 30-day period has ended, you may no longer have access and be required to re-enroll. Additional fees may apply.
Computer requirements: You will complete the course entirely online. A dependable broadband internet connection with a Windows or Mac computer and Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download) are required.
This course is not eligible for certificate discounts.