Sunny Delight?  Grades Do Matter When Driving

Sun Glare

Previously, I was picking up a morning coffee, when I “ran into” a bit of a sun glare situation. More recently, I was doing a little pre-work, holiday shopping and…

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Sun Glare and the Circle Game … 180 Degrees Makes All the Difference!

Sunglare

Speed from video, tractor-trailer off-tracking, and sun glare are topics I enjoy writing about the most.  Sun glare is the topic of choice this time around. Recently, I picked up…

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Always, Always, Always… Start with the Physical Evidence

Skid Marks

As collision reconstruction engineers, we are charged with the task of applying the laws of physics to the physical evidence that remains following a collision to determine, if possible, how…

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Bus v. Motorcycle Collision: Synchronized Video Demonstrative

View from Bus Driver

When a surveillance camera captured an incident involving a school bus and motorcycle, the forensic science of videogrammetry and three-dimensional accident reconstruction helped determine the speeds of the vehicles and…

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Speed from Video

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With the growing prevalence of dashcam and surveillance cameras, the cases we get with video of the collision have increased dramatically. In just about all of these cases, we are…

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Paying Attention: Will an Alert Driver Avoid a Crash?

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Robert T. Lynch, PE, Senior Collision Reconstruction Engineer :::: Possibly... but not necessarily. I recently visited the Miami, Florida area on vacation and encountered several of these signs on the…

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Collision Reconstruction – A Desktop Analysis Approach

Skid Marks

Robert T. Lynch, PE, Senior Collision Reconstruction Engineer :::: Some cases don’t reach our desk until months or even years after the incident and the physical evidence that is created…

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Sunglare … Where?

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James R. Schmidt, Jr., BSME, Sr. Collision Reconstruction Engineer :::: This is one of the times of year where motorists are regularly encountering sun glare. The sun is low in…

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Watch For Motorcycles… And Riders Watch The Road

Motorcycle

Robert T. Lynch, PE, Sr. Collision Reconstruction Engineer :::: This spring we have experienced some unseasonably warm weather, already breaking 80 degrees a couple days during the month of April…

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