The information given in this report deals with the reporting and at-scene investigation of traffic accidents. The procedure to complete the uniform police traffic accident report used in Kentucky is described. Also, the proper procedure necessary to document the accident scene is described. The objective of this report is to summarize the material included in the "Traffic Accident Investigation" workshop. The workshop also included case studies which were used to illustrate the procedures for proper reporting and documenting traffic accidents. Slides were used to show traffic accident scenes in order to illustrate the proper interpretation and documentation of accident scene information. While the workshop did not deal with accident reconstruction, basic formulas used in technical investigation were discussed to demonstrate the importance of proper at-scene investigation.
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Agent, Kenneth R. and Pigman, Jerry G., "Traffic Accident Investigation" (1993). Kentucky Transportation Center Research Report. 1536.