Southwestern Association of Technical Accident
Investigators, Inc. (SATAI)
Welcome to the home page for the Southwestern Association of
Technical Accident Investigators, Inc. (SATAI). The goal of this
website is to keep its members and other interested parties aware of
current activities of the group. Additional information has been made
available which we hope will assist you in your field of work.
Current SATAI members may enter a secured portion of the site
where they will find the SATAI roster, documents from past SATAI
meetings, and other useful information.
If you have any comments regarding the website, or would like to see
new topics added, send an email to satai_webguy-at-satai.com.
New information as of August 21, 2014
P.O. Box 3666
Phoenix, Arizona 85030
FALL CONFERENCE: The Agenda for the Fall Conference has been finalized.
The conference will take place on September 25-27 in Glendale Arizona.
The site will be the Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center. The
agenda can be found here and hotel information can be found here.
The SATAI crash tests will be on Thursday afternoon, starting at about 1:00
pm. We are currently planning on several crashes, including a car into a
motorcycle (with rider), rear-impact with override and a three-vehicle rear
Prior to the conference, SATAI will be hosting a 2.5 day training class titled
"Tire Forensics". The instructor is Mr. Thomas R. Giapponi, P.E. The class
will start on Tuesday, September 23 and will conclude by noon on
September 25. Additional information can be found here and a class flyer
can be downloaded here. NOTE: The class is currently filled. If you would
like to place your name on a waiting list, please send an email to
satai_webguy at satai.com.
On Sunday, September 28, SATAI will host an ACTAR Exam. If you are
interesting in sitting for the exam, please register via www.actar.org
ADDITIONAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITY IN TEMPE, AZ: The Tempe Police
Department, in conjunction with Rich Consulting, LLC is offering a 3-day
Excel for Traffic Crash Reconstruction. The dates are 10/29/2014 -
10/31/2014. The cost is $345 if you register by 09/21/2014 and $395 after
that date. No prior Excel experience is required. The class has been
approved for 24 ACTAR CEU's. More information and registration forms can
be found here.