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SOURCE Pennsylvania State Police
Free Training Gives Investigators Insight into Causes of Vehicle Collisions
HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police will host more than 200 crash investigators from around the United States and Canada for the 13th Annual Collision Reconstruction Seminar. The conference will take place Sept. 24-26, in State College, Centre County.
"The goal of this seminar is to provide the most up-to-date information on investigative procedures and the newest technology offered to those in the field of collision reconstruction," Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said. "The seminar will not only provide instruction on specific topics by experts in the field, it provides face-to-face discussions on how other people approach reconstructing a crash."
This seminar is provided free of charge to attendees and is funded by a grant from AAA Mid-Atlantic, the Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Safety and Education and the AAA Mid-Atlantic Insurance Group.
Several national experts in the field of crash reconstruction will speak on collision-related topics, and three live collisions with be staged in conjunction with the University of Tulsa Crash Consortium.
For more information about the Pennsylvania State Police, visit their website at www.psp.state.pa.us.
Media contact: Cpl. Joshua L. Guthrie, 610-533-9771
Maria A. Finn or Tpr. Adam Reed, 717-783-5556
Editor's note: The seminar will be held at the Ramada Inn and Conference Center, 1450 S. Atherton St., State College. The live crash tests will be staged on Sept. 24 at noon in a parking lot along Route 970, just south of the Route 970 intersection with Owens Road and Doe Hill Road.
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