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Determining Speed from Gear Position (VoD)  

This two-hour Video on Demand (VoD) will teach you how to identify the various types of transmissions and axles installed on commercial vehicles. You will learn how to obtain information from the vehicle that will allow you to establish gear position. Then, using this data, we will show you how you can apply an equation to establish the vehicle’s speed.

Topics Include

  • Commercial vehicle engines
  • Commercial vehicle transmissions
  • Tire dimensions
  • Gear positions
  • Mathematical equation for determining speed from gear position

Note

This is a live recording of a Symposium on Traffic Safety breakout session.

Audience

Law enforcement, crash reconstructionists, private investigators and state attorneys

Course Length

2 hours

Online Details

Online environment: Videos on Demand (VoDs) provide comprehensive, subject-specific information and must be viewed within 30 days upon registration. Once the 30-day period has ended, you may have limited access.

Computer requirements: You will complete the course entirely online. A dependable broadband internet connection with a Windows or Mac computer is required.

ACTAR Information

IPTM's Determining Speed from Gear Position course is eligible for 2 ACTAR CEUs.

This course is not eligible for certificate discounts.

 

Determining Speed from Gear Position (VoD)
    Ongoing Online    
Instructor:   Fee: $85.00
Note:  Log-in instructions will be included in the confirmation letter sent to the email address listed in the student profile. Students will have 30 days from the time of registration to complete the training.
 

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Full payment must accompany all registrations. You may register online at www.iptm.org and pay with your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express credit card, or you may download a Registration Form and mail it to IPTM with a check.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Complete the Cancellation Request Form and return it to IPTM. No telephone cancellations will be accepted. A 20% administrative fee will be assessed to all refunds if the cancellation request is received within 14 days of the course start date. In lieu of a refund, student substitutions can be made or a credit can be issued for a future course. No refunds will be given for no-shows. If materials for an online course were sent to the student, the appropriate materials and shipping costs will be deducted from the refund amount. Materials may be returned to IPTM in their original condition at the student's expense. Once IPTM has received and inspected them, the refund will be processed.

Due to the automated format of online independent study courses and Videos on Demand (VoDs), no refunds or substitutions can be made after registration.

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