856411 Local accident analyses and accident reconstruction

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Pfleger, Ernst
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


A. Practical road safety and accident investigations: the production of collision diagrams and structural accident analysis, calculation of parameters of the local accident research, implementation of on-site inspections, traffic conflict observations and investigations

B. Technical basis of calculation for accident analysis: time-distance calculations, reflection of preventability, the calculation of stopping and braking distances, passing processes, moving in and changing the lane, c impact calculation

C. Road Safety Audit: Practical design and safety assessments based on selected examples from practice, application of the safety guidelines

D. Road Safety Inspection: The use of sight analysis for improvements in road space to minimize accident and danger spots, using the latest high-tech methods for prevention of human errors

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Impart of in-depth knowledge about practical traffic safety work and accident analysis
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