bus accident scene investigation

This two-day seminar will cover the basics of accident scene investigations, including evaluating damage and debris, accident scene photography, principles of collision investigation math, chain of events, and investigator tools. There will be an outdoor exercise and participants are encouraged to bring a calculator.

who should attend

Transit operations supervisors, road supervisors, or other transit employer representatives, who may be called to an accident scene.

workshop presenters

Steve Strehle and Bruce Johnston are associate staff instructors with the Transportation Safety Institute, specializing in bus collision investigations.

registration and fees

Registration is $150 per person.

For information regarding RTAP scholarships for this event, please contact Marianna Hanefeld at HanefeM@wsdot.wa.gov.

location and schedule

This course will be held on the fourth floor at the Everett Station in Everett, WA. The Everett Station is located at 3201 Smith Ave S., Everett. Parking is located outside the entrance to the Station. Spill-over parking is available in a lot on the east side of the Everett Station (across the railroad tracks).

The course will start at 8:30 and end at 5:00.


For information regarding registration or workshop content, please contact Laura Juell (laura@wstip.org). Laura can be reached at (360) 786-5049 at the Washington State Transit Insurance Pool.

cancellation policy

Please let Laura know if you do not plan to attend after registering. Cancellations made more than a week in advance will receive a full refund.