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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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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Technology that Increases Pedestrian Safety at Night

Robert T. Lynch, PE, Sr. Collision Reconstruction Engineer :::: On average, a pedestrian is killed every two hours and injured every 7 minutes in traffic crashes in the United States…

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California to Allow Testing of True “Driverless Cars” on Public Streets by Summer 2018

Robert T. Lynch, PE, Sr. Collision Reconstruction Engineer :::: Currently, regulation of autonomous vehicle (AV) testing and operation on public roadways in California, and most other states, requires a “safety…

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Evaluating Motorcycle Skid Marks

Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction

Robert T. Lynch, PE, Senior Collision Reconstruction Engineer :::: When a motorcycle leaves a skid mark leading up to a collision, it is indicative of hard braking applied by the…

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Headlights: An Overlooked Safety Feature?

Robert T. Lynch, PE, Senior Mechanical Engineer :::: With today’s vehicles boasting new safety technology such as blind spot detection, autonomous emergency braking, and lane keep assist, headlight performance is…

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“My Maserati does one-eighty-five…”

Robert T. Lynch, PE, Sr. Collision Reconstruction Engineer :::: We’ve all experienced it – you’re driving on the highway minding your own business, when a vehicle surprises you as it…

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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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